nonviolence

  • March 30, 2011

    Millions of people across north Africa and the Middle East have are demonstrating the power of active nonviolence. But British politicians and pundits seem to have learnt no lessons, falling in line behind the bombing of Libya as soon as Cameron announced it. In the face of all the evidence, they are accepting the old assumption that violence works.

  • March 30, 2011

    The Christian Legal Centre (CLC) repeatedly claim that Christians in Britain are being discriminated against because of their faith. But they don't appear to have said anything about Brian Haw, the Christian activist who lost a court case recently, when the judge ruled that he should be evicted from his peace camp opposite Parliament.

  • March 30, 2011

    Without seeking to draw explicit conclusions about the current conflict in and over Libya, Harry Hagopian offers some observations and questions about what is going on, and proposes a cautious hopefulness about the 'Arab spring', even in the midst of winter.

  • March 26, 2011

    A central London branch of Barclay's Bank was closed early after Christians concerned about economic injustice planned to hold an act of worship there.

  • March 21, 2011

    "Is it ever right for Christians to support military action in places like Libya?" That was the question posed to me on Premier Christian Radio this morning, alongside the pragmatic issue of what is happening following the Western bombing raids and what the wider implications are.

  • March 17, 2011

    The High Court has ruled that Christian peace activist Brian Haw should be evicted from the pavement opposite Parliament.

  • February 25, 2011
  • February 17, 2011

    The top official of the World Council of Churches has praised the Egyptian people for demonstrating that change is possible through non-violent means.

  • February 8, 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.

  • 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.