Active Nonviolence

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Indian farmers’ protest continues until the farm laws are satisfactorily repealed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Non-violent struggle wins: Three anti-farmer Indian laws to be repealed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…

The Historic Indian Farmers’ Protest: An Inside Story, Part 2

With the massive numbers of people engaged in a non-violent protest against the Three Farm Laws by the Modi Government, Dr. Ashish Mittal, a key prime mover in the Kisan Movement explains further. He touched on the unions involved, the…

Historic Indian Farmers Protest: An Inside Story, Part 1

More than 9 months ago, farmers’ unions joined forces to protest the three farm laws approved by the Modi Government and being imposed onto the state governments for implementation. Braving water cannons, batons, teargas, blockages, etc., the protestors reached Delhi…

World Humanist Forum-Asia: Connecting for Collaboration and Action

August 15, 2021. The World Humanist Forum- Asia was officially launched with the participation of over 105 individuals, many representing humanist organisms and other NGOs/groups, all sharing the same vision of a non-violent and non-discriminatory humane world, and working in…

The social and internal force of nonviolence

Interested in the situations of social upheaval that are occurring in different cities around the world, some of our friends got together to reflect on non-violent actions. We approached the subject by identifying situations in which we feel violated; we…

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