nonviolence

  • 8 Feb 2011

    Eight-one year-old Georgina Smith has been released from prison ten days early after an anonymous benefactor paid the compensation order she had refused to pay.

  • 7 Feb 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.

  • 4 Feb 2011

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

  • 3 Feb 2011

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

  • 1 Feb 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.

  • 1 Feb 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).

  • 26 Jan 2011

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

  • 6 Jan 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.

  • 13 Dec 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.

  • 8 Dec 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.