Category Archive: News Update

Jan 22

Hello from Munich!

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Paul and Megan are in Bavaria in the south of Germany, two weeks into their European sojourn. The crisp wintry weather in Sweden and here in Munich, but not been hobbled by freezing or snow or ice – the best of both worlds, have been kind to them. Paul and Megan have been blessed with …

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Jan 19

I carried the camera instead of carrying arms

Friday, Jan 15 2016           Nayef Hashlamoun reflection on Bethlehem Bible College’s new MA in Peace Studies By Nayef Hashlamoun In the midst of the escalation of what may become a Third Intifada in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, Bethlehem Bible College recently launched Master’s Degree in Peace Studies. The program trains Christians, Muslims and other …

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Jan 11

Plowshares Euro-Tour

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In the past few days, Megan Rice and Paul Magno have begun their Transform Now Plowshares Euro-Tour with a whirlwind trip around the United Kingdom. After arriving in London on the 4th of January, they commenced with a Round Table discussion at the Guiseppe Conlon House, cosponsored by War Resisters International and the London Catholic …

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Oct 02

Happy International Nonviolence Day

Today is the Birthday of Gandhi and International Nonviolence Day.  There are many exciting nonviolent efforts around the world that you could join and/or support. In New York, Nonviolence International and Nonviolent Peaceforce are trying to promote nonviolent/unarmed peacekeeping in the United Nations. https://www.facebook.com/nonviolenceny?fref=ts and www.nonviolentpeaceforce.org   In Palestine, NI has helped found the first …

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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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