Category Archive: News Update

Aug 03

Join Us In Our Pledge as Iranians and U.S. Citizens to Resolve Conflicts With Nonviolence and Diplomacy!

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In the light of decades of hostility between the governments of Iran and the United States, we invite you to join us as either Iranian or American citizens to sign statements seeking to build peaceful relations between our peoples.  Join this effort at citizen diplomacy to build trust and mutual respect. Sign out statement to …

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Jul 31

NI Intern Tries NVC for the First Time

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Yesterday, I participated in Nonviolent Communication, or ‘NVC,’ for the first time.  Nonviolent communication. Sounds simple, doesn’t it? Just communicate openly without aggression is what it sounds like, but it is so much more than that. My supervisor introduced me to the idea of NVC and urged me attend a local practice group. Although I …

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Jul 28

10 Days Away From Bet Lahem Live Festival!

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We are only ten days away from what has –in a short few years– become a great global festival. The atmosphere in Bethlehem is full of excitement and anticipation. In the midst of unprecedented challenges, a beacon of hope and a sense of joy are beginning to fill the alleyways of the old city. 10 Days to Go, click here to Give NOW This year, our …

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Jul 23

Livestream: Campaign Nonviolence National Conference

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Share the excitement and wisdom in Santa Fe of the  Nonviolence National Conference from August 6th to August 9th.   Some of the world’s greatest minds, all dedicated to creating a nonviolent culture, are meeting and lending their voices to build a world free of war, poverty and environmental destruction. The conference sold out months ago but …

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Jul 13

Join NI in Petition to End Employment Discrimination

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Iranian Professor Qasem Exirifard has been refused renewal of his contract due to the pitch of his voice, which the Khajeh Nasir Tusi University of Technology has called “feminine”. Click here to join Nonviolence International in a petition to the University to end this blatant discrimination based on basic physical characteristics.  

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Jul 06

Interview With a Released Freedom Flotilla Sailor

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[Courtesy of Freedom Flotilla Coalition] It was at the end of March when members of Freedom Flotilla Coalition had the chance to meet Dr. Moncef Marzouki just after the World Social Forum in Tunis. The meeting only lasted for a few minutes, however Dr. Marzouki’s response to the question “whether he would like to help FF3 …

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Jul 02

NI Hosts Lecture by World-renowned Palestinian Journalist

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Today Nonviolence International was privileged to host well known Palestinian journalist Daoud Kuttab in Washington, D.C. for an afternoon lecture open to the public. Mr. Kuttab voiced an argument for the efficacy of strategies for nonviolent action at this stage of the Isreali-Palestinian conflict, including international efforts such as boycott, divestment, and sanctions. Mr. Kuttab …

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Jul 01

‘Freedom Flotilla’ Sailors Imprisoned in Israel

[UPDATED: 2015-07-01 18:16 GMT+2] Freedom Flotilla Coalition: It has been more than 50 hours since Israeli navy attacked the “Marianne” in international waters, 100nm from Gaza, during one of its usual acts of State piracy, always behaving as the bullying state of eastern Mediterranean. 18 participants on board were kidnapped anad brought by force and …

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Jun 24

Next Stop: Gaza

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                        Freedom Flotilla III embarks on its attempt to break the blockade. https://freedomflotilla.org/news/16-next-stop-gaza

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Jun 13

Nakba Museum Opening

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Nonviolence International is the fiscal sponsor of the the Nakba Museum Project of Memory and Hope. The exhibit presents a legacy of Palestinian voices, offering remembrance and respect for Palestinian history. The Nakba Museum opens today, June 13th, at the Festival Center in Adams Morgan. Find more details about the Nakba Museum Project on their website. …

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