Category - nonviolence

  • February 7, 2011

    The theologian Kenneth Leech has urged Christians to unite prayer and activism. He was speaking at the annual conference of the Student Christian Movement.

  • February 4, 2011

    Christian students from across Britain are gathering for the Student Christian Movement conference - the first since last year's surge in student activism.

  • February 3, 2011

    Sylvia Boyes, 67, has begun a fourteen-day prison sentence following her nonviolent action against the Trident nuclear weapons system.

  • February 1, 2011

    Governments and agencies in the C21st “need to radically re-orient their policies away from armed force and violence as the prime determinants of social change,” says the beliefs and values think-tank Ekklesia, in the wake of the latest developments in Egypt and elsewhere.

  • February 1, 2011

    AltMuslim, a very stimulating US/UK website that offers global perspectives on Muslim life, politics and culture, has been reflecting on some of the lessons of the largely unarmed revolution in Tunisia last month (January 2011).

  • January 26, 2011

    Peace campaigners have expressed their sadness at the death of Alun Morinan, Co-ordinator of the Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) Christian Network.

  • January 6, 2011

    Christians around the world are offering prayers for peace and justice as the Sudanese peace process reaches a key moment with the referendum this weekend.

  • December 13, 2010

    Faced with Parliament's vote in favour of the tuition fee hike, it is vital that those of us who are campaigning against it avoid the twin temptations of giving up or resorting to violence. The Guardian today (13 December) published a letter from Ekklesia and the Student Christian Movement suggesting that active nonviolence is the best way forward.

  • December 8, 2010

    Since leaving full-time education, I have worked with the student movement in several ways – through backing campaigns, through being employed by a students' union, through giving freelance media training to groups such as People & Planet and the Student Christian Movement.

    And I have never felt more proud to be associated with the student movement than I do this week.

  • December 7, 2010

    Five anti-war protesters, including two priests, will stand trial today in a US District Court, after entering into a secure area containing nuclear weapons