Active Nonviolence

Spiderman 3.0 and the new sensibility to our changing time !

The Z factor! I was pleasantly surprised by the last Spiderman movie, “No way Home”. In general, Marvel movies are filled with scenes of violence where evil and good struggle endlessly. The narrative is always almost the same, the heroes…

Sri Lanka: UN urges government to guarantee human rights

The massive peaceful demonstrations that have taken place in Sri Lanka, calling for the resignation of the president due to the serious economic situation, the lack of basic foodstuffs and medicines, among others, have been met by the government with…

In an impressive display of active nonviolence, Sri Lankan people demand presidential resignation

“Probably the most decent, peaceful demonstration I have ever seen. No garbage drops. Cleanly kept. Well behaved. No drunks, lunatics, thieves or even smokers. Plenty of free food and drinks given by kind people. Even the camps are orderly erected.…

In gratitude to Thich Nhat Hanh: The Asean model of non-violence, the empowered global peace activist

ON SPIRITUALITY AND NON-VIOLENCE     by Genevieve Balance-Kupang In memoriam and in gratitude to the Buddhist Zen Thay (Teacher) Thich Nhat Hanh who went beyond this physical plane on January 22, 2022, in the Tu Hieu Temple in Hue,…

Historic non-violent Indian farmers protest a grand success

*All India Kisan Mazdoor Sabha, AIKMS* Press Release December 9, 2021   CEC, AIKMS hails the grand success of this historic farmers movement in which lacs of peasants had laid siege on highways leading into Delhi for the last one…

Portrait of a Gandhian Warrior: David H. Albert

On December 6th, David H. Albert was one of the Gandhian warriors who was awarded the 2021 Jamnalal Bajaj International Award. The Award is a lifetime achievement award given for the promotion of Gandhian values outside of India, by promoting…

Gandhian warrior David H. Albert to receive the 2021 Jamnalal Bajaj International Award

On December 6th, David H. Albert, co-founder of Friendly Water for the World (www.friendlywater.org ), working with extremely poor and dispossessed communities in subSaharan Africa and India. is being awarded the 2021 Jamnalal Bajaj International Award, following in the footsteps…

Indian farmers’ protest continues until the farm laws are satisfactorily repealed

*Samyukta Kisan Morcha Press Bulletin* 369th day, 30th November 2021 *Samyukt Kisan Morcha clarifies that all constituent organizations of SKM will take stock of the situation and take decisions about the next steps in the farmers’ struggle on December 4th,…

Non-violent struggle wins: Three anti-farmer Indian laws to be repealed

*Samyukta Kisan Morcha Press Statement* November 19th 2021, 10.30am The Prime Minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi announced the Government of India’s decision to repeal all three anti-farmer, pro-corporate black laws first brought in as Ordinances in June 2020. He…

“Nonviolent Journalism” book presented at the Open World Meeting of New Humanism 2021

And, by the way, Press people in contact with daily tragedy are today in a position to act in a humanist direction…” Silo. Letters to my friends. With this significant phrase Nelsy Lizarazo began the presentation of the book “Nonviolent…

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