Category - nonviolence

  • 7 Dec 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

  • 18 Nov 2010

    "Sex and violence" is a hot-button phrase that if often used without thinking. But what do sex and violence really have to do with one another? Christians should be untangling the connection between them, but instead we seem to be contributing to the confusion.

  • 14 Nov 2010

    Radical Christian pacifists have declared their support for students who occupied Conservative Party offices in Millbank during a protest against fees.

  • 12 Nov 2010

    The oldest former member of the UK's navy has been described as a “pacifist” by his family. Claude Choules, 109, has refused to mark Armistice Day this week.

  • 9 Nov 2010

    The Peace Pledge Union (PPU) has urged people in Britain to honour the dead on Remembrance Day by renouncing warfare.

  • 8 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.