Nonviolence

04.06.2016

Female circumcision – the worst anyone can do to a woman

Female circumcision – the worst anyone can do to a woman

The following is an interview with Fadumo Korn, chairwoman of the association Nala e.V., an interpreter in Munich, Germany and author of the brave book entitled “Geboren im großen Regen” (Born in the big rain). As a victim of FGM, she described her experience as the absolutely worst thing… »

31.05.2016

“Civil Disobedience is survival”

“Civil Disobedience is survival”

Ireri Carrasco sues Obama Admin for denying her DACA over protestas In Chicago, a migrant justice activist is suing the Department of Homeland Security for refusing to renew her DACA protection because of her activism. Twenty-nine-year-old Ireri Unzueta Carrasco received Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status in 2013. DACA is… »

29.05.2016

WAS-NS school teachers at the Knesset

WAS-NS school teachers at the Knesset

WAS-NS School teachers visit Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, speak in a meeting on hate crimes and attend a plenary discussion on improvement in the status of Arabic language in schools By Neve Shalom -Wāħat al-Salām* (Oasis Of Peace)  Thursday 26 May 2016 On Tuesday, November 24 the Knesset marked… »

24.05.2016

A new spirituality hand in hand with nonviolence

A new spirituality hand in hand with nonviolence

We can count ourselves lucky. The previous young revolution from the 1960s and ’70s divided those who believed in social/political change and others who felt spiritual/psychological change was more important. But there were also the new humanists who proposed both personal and social change as sides of the same coin,… »

21.05.2016

A Friendly Critique of the Break Free Climate Actions

A Friendly Critique of the Break Free Climate Actions

Human Wrongs Watch By Robert J. Burrowes* I have enjoyed reading accounts and seeing photos of those committed and courageous climate activists who participated in the recent Break Free from Fossil Fuels actions conducted at various locations in 13 countries from 4-15 May 2016. »

17.05.2016

A Friendly Critique of the Break Free Climate Actions

A Friendly Critique of the Break Free Climate Actions

I have enjoyed reading accounts and seeing photos of those committed and courageous climate activists who participated in the recent Break Free from Fossil Fuels actions conducted at various locations in 13 countries from 4-15 May 2016. See ‘Break Free from Fossil Fuels’. https://breakfree2016.org/ Much of what was done… »

15.05.2016

Peace Sign in London

Peace Sign in London

Londoners met yesterday May 14 to form a Peace Sign in Trafalgar Square and hear calls for Peace and Nonviolence from a number of organisations. Here is the speech I gave representing World without Wars and Violence as well as Pressenza. Hello. I’m here to talk about peace and… »

12.05.2016

Bangladesh: Reconciliation not state killing is the real healing deal

Bangladesh: Reconciliation not state killing is the real healing deal

Extra police and border guards by the thousand are on the streets of Dhaka and other big cities and towns of Bangladesh before a general strike takes hold to protest against the executions of two opposition politicians for war crimes. The hangings May 8, 2016, of Mohammad Mujahid – 67,… »

12.05.2016

Memorial Day – Palestinian-Israeli ceremony

Memorial Day  – Palestinian-Israeli ceremony

Text and images by Aaron Elberg On Memorial Day Israelis remember those fallen for their country. However, in the eleventh consecutive ceremony, thousands of people came yesterday, Tuesday, 10, to commemorate in a ceremony different from the ones that are usually carried out, those who have fallen on both… »

10.05.2016

A Peace Sign this Saturday May 14 in the heart of London

A Peace Sign this Saturday May 14 in the heart of London

Trafalgar Square, the iconic central London landmark with Admiral Nelson presiding from his tall column (recently climbed by Environmentalists to provide him with a breathing filter in order to draw attention to London’s appalling air pollution) will be the venue for a human Peace Sign, people getting together to state… »

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