Nonviolent Journalism

Modern slavery, around 50 million people trapped according to latest ILO report

On September 12th, 2022, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) released their latest estimates and revealed that 50 million people worldwide are trapped in modern slavery with women (54%), children (1 in 4) and migrants most affected. Modern slavery Modern slavery…

United Kingdom: Climate and cost-of-living protest action to converge in London this weekend

A coalition of activist groups will converge to engage in protests in London this weekend. Beginning on the 1st of October at 11 am, Just Stop Oil activists will begin a mass demonstration in Westminster to demand that the UK…

Campaign to release British Egyptian activist steps up

Alaa Abdel Fattah is a prominent Egyptian activist, who is also known as the ‘Voice of a Generation.” Popular for his book ‘You have not yet been Defeated’, he has inspired millions with his prolific writings about political thought and…

Are Killer Robots the future? This campaign is fighting against them.

“A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.” Azimov’s First Rule of Robotics From autocorrect to social media algorithms, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is everywhere. The technology is growing exponentially…

Colombia: Nonviolent Journalism book launched

Students, journalists and nonviolence activists met at the launch of the book Nonviolent Journalism in Bogotá and talked with its authors about the importance of thinking about new forms of journalistic practice in Latin America, especially in the moment of…

Social Media: The Socially Acceptable Addiction

The Internet is like a bottle of wine. With it, you can lift your mood, appear more confident than you really are – perhaps do things you wouldn’t normally. A key difference: we don’t let children consume alcohol. It makes…

Sri Lanka protests persist even after the election of a new president

On August 20th, there was another major protest in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The protests persisted even after the president fled the country and a new president was appointed. The protests started in March and are still ongoing. In March 2022,…

Uzbekistan: not the idyllic tourist destination they’d have you believe

Tourism is a great source of revenue for any country. In recent years tourism has grown into a multi-billion dollar industry with more and more countries wanting to attract visitors. As the demand for travelling to new places increases, countries…

What’s needed for peace in Palestine and Lebanon?

On September 13th, the Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom (WILPF) hosted a webinar under the title “Palestine and Lebanon: What is to be done?” Speakers from WILPF’s sections in Palestine, Lebanon, Norway, and the US discussed the situation…

Blessing or problem? How the non-relevance of Latin America has two sides

Federico Rojas de Galarreta is a 39-year-old Political Sciences teacher in Institute of International Affairs in the University of Chile speaks about social inequalities within Latin America and how the difficulty of speaking of the whole continent as one. What…

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