Category Archive: News Update

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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Mar 22

A sea of roses

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I woke up to terrible news today. The bombings on the metro and airport in Brussel  claimed lives and left many wounded. A year ago around this time, I visited a beautiful city that hosts the institutions of the European Union. It was a memorable experience, as I am majoring in political science, and finally …

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Mar 15

The Plowshare’s anti-nuclear movement explained in Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

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NI staff member Paul Magno has recently published an article in Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, which is an independent nonprofit organization that engages science leaders, policy makers, and the interested public on topics of nuclear weapons and disarmament and emerging technologies, among other subjects. With their international network of board members and experts, they …

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Mar 15

Dr. Awad speaking at conference in South Carolina

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From April 8. – 9., Dr. Mubarak Awad, the founder of Nonviolence International and the president of National Youth Advocate International Program, will be speaking at a conference in Orangeburg, South Carolina at Calhoun Technical College. He will be part of a panel of other speakers who will talk about youth issues and challenges. The focus will …

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Mar 04

There is Something Divine in it

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Nonviolence International and Mubarak Awad are helping found a Master’s Degree Program in Peace and Conflict at the Bethlehem Bible College  in Palestine. Here is an article about the program, taught by NI co-founder Jonathan Kuttab. Enjoy…and feel free to attend or provide support. Sincerely, Michael Beer By Mercy Aiken   In September of 2015, BBC …

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Mar 01

Nonviolence International with 99Rise!

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  Nonviolence International is now fiscal sponsor for our new friend – 99Rise-. We agree with our friends’ purposes and principles so Nonviolence International and 99Rise will move on together. Let us introduce our new friend. 99Rise is a network of U.S.A activists and organizers dedicated to building a mass movement to reclaim U.S.A democracy …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nonviolenceinternational.net/?p=2572

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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