Category - nonviolence

  • 7 Nov 2010

    The activist comedian Mark Thomas has praised Palestinian Christians for their role in the growth of nonviolent resistance to Israeli occupation.

  • 8 Sep 2010

    Three Catholics arrested after cutting through the fence at the Aldermaston Atomic Weapons Establishment say they were “inspired by the message of Jesus”.

  • 6 Sep 2010

    A group of campaigners have said they were planning to attempt a citizen’s arrest of Tony Blair at his London book signing, which has now been cancelled.

  • 5 Sep 2010

    If you've ever campaigned for political change you've probably had someone tell you to “live in the real world”. But witnessing to the truth that Jesus taught involves acting in accordance with the realities our society denies.

  • 31 Aug 2010

    It is one thing to sit in a comfortable, safe environment and talk about the courage needed to embrace nonviolence in the context of active armed conflict, writes Garland Robertson. It is something quite different to embrace nonviolence personally in the face of great danger and to break allegiance with a violent company that actively pursues traitors. This is the story of one such person, a Kurd from Western Iran.

  • 28 Aug 2010

    The programme of the Greenbelt Christian festival this weekend declares that disagreement is “essential to discovery”. This is an inspiring sentiment to hear in Christian circles, all the more so when it appears to be said with sincerity.

  • 21 Aug 2010

    Britain's Quakers have said that they will work alongside other opponents of Trident nuclear weapons, even if they do not share the Quakers' commitment to peace.

  • 3 Aug 2010

    England's leading Christian peace organisation, the Fellowship of Reconciliation, have appointed Millius Ncube Palayiwa as their new director.

  • 28 Jul 2010

    BP was prevented from selling fuel anywhere in central London this morning, when nonviolent Greenpeace activists shut down every petrol station in the area.

  • 27 Jul 2010

    In addition to losing their reputation and mindbogglingly large sums of money, BP also seem to have lost any ability to appreciate irony.