Nonviolence

06.10.2013

Philippines: Pasig City celebrates International Day of Nonviolence.

Philippines: Pasig City celebrates International Day of Nonviolence.

In a remote city college tucked and hidden from the eyes of the city dwellers of Metro Manila, students of Pasig City celebrated International Day of Nonviolence at the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Pasig (Pasig City College) with a simple ceremony. As night approached this past October 4,… »

01.10.2013

Oct 2nd, International Nonviolence Day, celebrated by Humanists all over the world

Oct 2nd, International Nonviolence Day, celebrated by Humanists all over the world

Following the trail of the historical development of nonviolence takes us to wonderful expressions of the human spirit. Starting from Akhenaton, Egyptian Pharaoh XIV century BC: “If you are industrious to produce wealth, be generous in the disposal of it.  Man never is so happy as when he gives happiness… »

29.09.2013

West African Humanist Forum Conakry 2013

West African Humanist Forum Conakry 2013

During three days, from Thursday 19 September to Saturday 21 September 2013, at a Conakry’s Hotel, the 4th Chapter of the WEST AFRICAN HUMANIST FORUM took place with the theme: PEACE AND NONVIOLENCE. This historic rendezvous for humanists in Guinea happened under the chairmanship of the Minister of Human Rights… »

21.09.2013

Cuban Athletes Score against Violence

Cuban Athletes Score against Violence

HAVANA, Sep 20 2013 (IPS) – It is unusual to see Cuban sports legends in public service announcements. However, a handful of champions and rising young stars are wearing messages or appearing in TV spots against violence among men or toward women. “We can reach our fans with campaigns like this… »

28.08.2013

Syria ‘Responsibility to Protect’ as spurious as Iraq’s WMD. Today, 50 years on, MLK’s message of Nonviolence is the only way

Syria ‘Responsibility to Protect’ as spurious as Iraq’s WMD. Today, 50 years on, MLK’s message of Nonviolence is the only way

The UK, France and the US, with the support of the Arab League are preparing to attack Syria without a UN mandate. International law “experts” have signalled that intervention could be legally justified without a Security Council resolution under the UN’s ‘responsibility to protect'”. The 2005 World Summit outcome document… »

26.08.2013

50 Years Later, the Untold History of the March on Washington & MLK’s Most Famous Speech

50 Years Later, the Untold History of the March on Washington & MLK’s Most Famous Speech

Transcript of Democracy Now! Amy Goodman with Juan Gonzalez, William P Jones and Gary Younge One week out from the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom — and just days away from a major march this Saturday commemorating the event — we spend the… »

10.08.2013

Anti-fracking social media closed but cyberbullying flourishing

Anti-fracking social media closed but cyberbullying flourishing

“Fracking  or hydraulic fracturing is the fracturing of rock by a pressurised liquid in which typically water is mixed with sand and chemicals, and the mixture is injected at high pressure to create small fractures to extract  such as gas and  oil. Proponents of hydraulic fracturing point to the economic… »

31.07.2013

The revelations behind Bradley Manning revelations. Social media showing the same warning signs.

The revelations behind Bradley Manning revelations. Social media showing the same warning signs.

Bradley Manning has been convicted of espionage but acquitted of aiding the enemy in a military court-martial. WikiLeaks’s founder, Julian Assange, said the conviction against a whistleblower was a “dangerous precedent… Bradley Manning’s alleged disclosures have exposed war crimes, sparked revolutions, and induced democratic reform. He is the quintessential whistleblower.”… »

16.07.2013

“No hunger” initiative in Damascus

“No hunger” initiative in Damascus

On the first day of Ramadan, many young people in Damascus started a volunteer initiative to feed the poor people in the city, victims of the internal war. In one day 750 meals were cooked and distributed. A restaurant owner gave his kitchen and utilities for the volunteers… »

14.07.2013

The Instinct of Conservation of the Species

The Instinct of Conservation of the Species

By Godi Gutierrez What does it mean, all these demonstrations, protests, and manifestations that is now happening around the world this past two years? People watching on the sidelines, or on their televisions at home are asking: what do these demonstrators want? What are they protesting about? Do… »

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