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Nepalese humanists prepare for the 3rd World March for Peace and Nonviolence

Nepal, which hosted the 1st and 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence, is preparing to host the 3rd World March for Peace and Nonviolence. The 1st World March for Peace and Nonviolence was in Nepal on 9 October 2009,…

Humanists and Supporters Getting Ready to Welcome the 3rd World March for Peace and Nonviolence to Pakistan

As recounted by Irshad Ahmad Mughal, “In the 1st World March for Peace and Nonviolence, our main activities were to do a Peace Walk from Gujranwala to Lahore (about 90 km) on foot which we did in two days. Then,…

Humanists in Bangladesh get the 3rd World March for Peace and Non-Violence Moving Forward

Feb 6, 2024. Members of the 3rd World March core team in Bangladesh invited Pressenza and some foreign observers to a virtual meeting as they discussed their plans for the 3rd World March for Peace and Non-violence in Bangladesh. It was a…

Remembering the enormous legacy of a “Great Soul”.

On 30 January 1948, Mahatma Gandhi, a pivotal leader in the liberation of India from British rule and a living example of active nonviolence, was assassinated at the age of 78 by a Hindu fanatic. As a lawyer and activist,…

MLK Day Special/ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in His Own Words

January 15 is the federal holiday that honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He was born January 15, 1929. He was assassinated April 4, 1968, at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. He was just 39 years old. While Dr.…

PMPI Urges Ceasefire in Gaza, Backs International Call for Peace and Humanitarian Aid

With the start of the new year, violence is escalating and getting worse, with reports that more than 200 Palestinians have been killed since January 1, 2023. This war has taken the lives of more than 22,000 people, mainly women and…

Creating Safe Spaces for Tri-peoples’ Dialogue in Mindanao, Philippines

by Ma. Teresa “Marites” Guingona-Africa, Ph.D.   Dec. 3, 2023, Sunday. ISIS forces detonated an explosive device on a large group of Christians attending Sunday Mass service at the gym of the Mindanao State University in Marawi. The explosion ripped…

Disarmament Week: political parties that propose nonviolence!

As part of World Disarmament Week which takes place from October 24 to 30, we researched the different Canadian political parties to check which ones promote non-violence. In Canada, the only federal political party to openly promote nonviolence as a…

“The greater the violence we receive, the greater we become when we renounce revenge”.

The Observatoire de la nonviolence is an association of the universalist humanist current, which contributes to creating a new culture in which all forms of violence are repugnant. The Observatory addresses women and men whose “sensibility” values the intention and…

Cruelty that has no name

The synagogue in Munich, Bavaria, was built in the centre of the city, in an area that had been a Jewish quarter before the Nazi expulsions and murders. It is built of large stones of that yellowish hue seen in…

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