Category Archive: News Update

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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Jun 11

Gaza-bound Freedom Flotilla Approaches Mediterranean Sea

https://freedomflotilla.org/news/14-marianne-near-to-reach-mediterranean-sea

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Jun 11

Conference Organizers Buckle Under Public Pressure

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In response to pressure from conference attendees and the public, the organizers of Trinity Lutheran Seminary’s Seeking Peace in the Holy Land Conference allowed Dr. Mubarak Awad to make a brief statement in the opening day of their program. Conference attendees responded with a standing ovation. In spite of this show of support as well as …

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Jun 08

Palestinian Voices Excluded at Peace Conference

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Dr. Mubarak Awad, who was originally invited to be the keynote speaker and workshop leader at Trinity Lutheran Seminary’s Seeking Peace in the Holy Land event in Columbus Ohio, had his invitation rescinded a mere week before the conference is set to begin. Dr. Awad was the only Palestinian voice asked to participate in what is advertised as …

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Mar 17

NI now a Fiscal Sponsor of International Action Network on Small Arms

The International Action Network on Small Arms is the global movement against gun violence, linking civil society organisations working to stop the proliferation and misuse of small arms and light weapons. IANSA supports efforts to make people safer by reducing demand for such weapons, improving firearm regulation and strengthening controls on arms transfers. Through research, …

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Mar 12

Nakba Museum Project now Fiscally Sponsored by Nonviolence International

The Nakba Museum Project of Memory and Hope aims to finally tell the Palestinian refugee story, one that has been silenced or ignored for too long. By creating a virtual and physical space to feature these stories, using arts, films and oral history. We launched our project in June 2014 and have received enormous encouragement …

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Mar 10

Nonviolence International Staffer Paul Magno Pursues Plowshares Movement in Ohio

This week on March 11th, Nonviolence International Staff member Paul Magno will be traveling to Ohio to advocate on behalf of the Plowshares movement. He recommends reading this article to learn more on Plowshares and its history. Good luck Paul!

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Mar 03

Nonviolence International’s Andrew Batcher Joins Supreme Court Seven

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I’m reporting back from my court experience yesterday.  It’s a long complicated story but basically we came to court with the prosecutor being assigned the night before, 2 charges being added the morning of the case, and no kind of plea offer in place.  The prosecutor kept saying things like “we may be able to …

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