Category - nonviolence

  • 16 Jun 2009

    Journalists and activists have launched a new website, Waging Nonviolence, that provides news, analysis, and original reporting on the use of nonviolence by ordinary people around the world in their struggle for justice.

  • 15 Jun 2009

    In the context of the current protests in Iran, it is quite surprising that no one in the mainstream media has mentioned the example of the Otpor actions (Serbian for resistance) featuring many studen

  • 11 Jun 2009

    Christian Peacemaker Teams, an international agency that seeks to 'get in the way' of war and oppression in conflict zones across the world, is seeking more volunteers from Britain, Ireland and mainland Europe.

  • 9 Jun 2009

    In July, our partners the Fellowship of Reconciliation are initiating a new project: a training weekend to give people practical skills in peacemaking and nonviolence.

  • 4 May 2009

    Many who have committed their lives to working for change and justice in the world simply dismiss Jesus' teachings about nonviolence as impractical idealism, says Walter Wink. This is because they have not understood their true subversive nature and context.

  • 13 Jan 2009

    The escalating conflict in Gaza frays all well-intended political and faith-based efforts at peacemaking in the Middle East, says Wilson Tan. But Christian peacemaking is still a viable and necessary option.

  • 13 Jan 2009

    As Israel threatens to escalate its military action even further, entering the most densely populated parts of Gaza, war resisters in the region and internationally have said that violence offers no solution.

  • 10 Jan 2009

    Pioneering Christian peace activist and organizer Gene Stoltzfus will be in Britain and Ireland in January 2009, speaking about nonviolent intervention in situations of conflict and injustice. With the tragedy unfolding in Gaza, the trip could not be more timely.

  • 8 Jan 2009

    As politicians struggle to find answers to the cycle of violence in Gaza, a pioneering Christian peace activist is set to tour Britain and Ireland talking about nonviolent conflict transformation.

  • 6 Jan 2009

    What we see in Gaza is the abyss of violence, says Simon Barrow. Limiting retribution is important, but in the longer run only active, nonviolent love can challenge the destructive politics of vengeance.