Category Archive: News Update

Jul 13

Peace Education Prize Nominations Open

For the 10th year, Nonviolence International is honored to direct the selection committee for the El-Hibri Peace Education Prize! We are thrilled to announce that the nomination period is now open until July 31 for the $30,000 prize. Please see below for information on making nominations. Celebrating our 10th year of awarding the Peace Education Prize …

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Jul 01

Apology Petition

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“Let all the souls here rest in peace, for we shall not repeat the evil”. (Epitaph at bottom of the Hiroshima Peace Park Memorial Cenotaph and Peace Flame to remember all the victims of the atomic bombings) Seventy-one years ago the U.S. Government did the “unspeakable” and dropped atomic bombs on the people of Hiroshima …

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Jun 29

Women’s Boat to Gaza Sails On

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We are happy to announce that Naomi Wallace, a prolific playwright and academic, has been selected to join the US Women’s Boat to Gaza. She has written over 17 plays and taught at multiple elite universities. Along with many others, she has committed herself to standing in solidarity with the Palestinian people and ending Israel’s …

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Jun 09

Obituary for Nick Awad, Mubarak’s brother

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Nick was a longtime supporter of Nonviolence International and Mubarak’s work promoting nonviolence around the world. To honor his life and legacy, we are sharing this obituary from Johnson County Funeral Chapel and Memorial Gardens at http://www.johnsoncountychapel.com/obituaries/Nicola-Awad/#!/Obituary Nicola E. Awad (“Nick”), 78, Overland Park, KS, passed away in his home May 25, 2016. Nicola was …

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May 02

Remembering Dan Berrigan and Bob Fitch

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We celebrate the lives of Dan Berrigan and Bob Fitch who were prophets of nonviolent social change for ending militarism and promoting human rights for all.  They died on April 30th, 2016.   There are many tributes to these heroes, one a priest and one a photographer. Everyone can make a contribution to social change. …

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