Nonviolence

29.04.2018

Nonviolence Charter: Progress Report 12 (April 2018)

Nonviolence Charter: Progress Report 12 (April 2018)

By Robert J. Burrowes, Anita McKone & Anahata Giri – TRANSCEND Media Service Dear fellow signatories of the Nonviolence Charter, How are you all? And welcome to our most recent signatories and organizations! This is the latest six-monthly report on progress in relation to ‘The People’s Charter to… »

26.04.2018

109 ex-US generals against Gina Haspel’s nomination

109 ex-US generals against Gina Haspel’s nomination

“We did not accept the ‘just following orders’ justification after World War II, and we should not accept it now”.  . First published on Russia Today, 25 Apr, 2018.  . As many as 109 retired US generals and admirals urged lawmakers to reject Gina Haspel’s nomination as CIA director… »

25.04.2018

Armenia Today. Peaceful demonstrations during 12 days achieve their objective

Armenia Today. Peaceful demonstrations during 12 days achieve their objective

By Ana María Mahserd / After 10 days of tension, peaceful popular demonstrations, arrests and violent police actions, the dissident representative Nikol Pashinian and his companions Sasun Mikaelian and Ararad Mirzoian were freed. Historical Recount In 2015, being president for 12 years, Serge Sargsyan decides to promote a constitutional change… »

21.04.2018

Film director, Lucio de Candia and ‘Images as a tool for change’

Film director, Lucio de Candia and ‘Images as a tool for change’

Italian film director, Lucio de Candia, won the International Active Nonviolence Film Festival (FICNOVA) prize for Balkan Blues in 2016, and taking advantage of his participation in the 2018 European Humanist Forum in Madrid, we asked him about the role of images in the humanising transformation of human beings. EHF2018:… »

11.04.2018

Challenges for Resolving Complex Conflicts

Challenges for Resolving Complex Conflicts

While conflict theories and resolution processes advanced dramatically during the second half of the 20th century, particularly thanks to the important work of several key scholars such as Professor Johan Galtung – see ‘Conflict Transformation by Peaceful… »

10.04.2018

NYC Walk for Nonviolence

NYC Walk for Nonviolence

Walking 12 miles ​from the southern tip of Manhattan to its top, a small but hearty group of activists from the metro New York area held a NYC Walk for Nonviolence on April 8. The walk was organized to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. and to publicly honor the many… »

07.04.2018

10,000 March in Memphis to Honor the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

10,000 March in Memphis to Honor the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

More than 10,000 people marched in Memphis Wednesday to honor the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his assassination. At 6:01 p.m., a moment of silence was held, then bells tolled 39 times, once for each year he lived. Gatherings were held across Memphis featuring associates… »

03.04.2018

Nonviolence or Nonexistence? The Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Nonviolence or Nonexistence? The Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Fifty years ago, on 4 April 1968, the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated The night before he died, King gave another of his many evocative speeches; this one at the packed Mason Temple in Memphis. The speech included these words: ‘Men for years now have been talking about… »

02.04.2018

The second World March for Peace and Nonviolence, building the power of compassion

The second World March for Peace and Nonviolence, building the power of compassion

Rafael de la Rubia, founder of World without Wars and Violence, is visiting different countries and organisations to make the second World March for Peace and Nonviolence a massive event in order to create non-violent consciousness throughout the world. In his visit to India he was interviewed by ‘The… »

30.03.2018

Change Is coming… and not through the barrel of our guns

Change Is coming… and not through the barrel of our guns

The uncontained force behind the national murder rate is dehumanization, and as this movement grows, it must — it will — look institutional dehumanization straight in the eye. by Robert C. Koehler for Common Dreams The cries of loss and anguish become public, at last. A… »

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