Category Archive: News Update

Apr 07

Holy Land Trust

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  In 1996, Sami Awad returned to Palestine, his home after wrapping up his studies in the States. He wanted to serve the Palestinian community by building stronger better Palestine. When he arrived the situation on ground really hit him.  Politicians kept talking about peace but have done anything to achieve this peace. Sami looked …

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Mar 27

Christ at the Checkpoint: Izzeldin Abuelaish and Sami Awad

Powerful video interview with Palestinian doctor highlights the beliefs in peace  and forgiveness in the face of great adversity. This interview was just one part of the Christ at the Checkpoint conference recently held in Bethlehem this March, 2014, and more videos can be found on their Facebook page and Vimeo account. Courage, Faith and …

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Mar 27

The Passing of one of the Greats

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  Everyone at NI is deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Jonathan Schell. Jonathan Edward Schell was born on August 21, 1943 in New York City and died on March 25, 2014, he was seventy years old. He received his degree in 1965 from Harvard University. Mr. Schell went on to become a …

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Mar 10

Nonviolence International is proud to announce that we are now the fiscal sponsor of World Beyond War movement.

  Nonviolence International is proud to announce that we are now the fiscal sponsor of World Beyond War movement. World Beyond War is a global movement to end the institution of war and establish sustainable peace. Officially launching on September 21, 2014, the International Day of Peace, World Beyond War believes that “the time as …

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Jan 31

NI Sponsors Upcoming ‘Vagina Monologues’ Production

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Nonviolence International is pleased to announce that we will be sponsoring a production by The Survivant Organization of Eve Ensler’s award-winning play, “The Vagina Monologues.” TSO is a non-profit organization founded by Lorpu Kpadeh, dedicated to combating domestic and sexual violence affecting women aged 16-24 in the greater D.C. metro area. Young women in this …

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Jan 29

Spring 2014 Randall Scholarship Winners

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Nonviolence International would like to congratulate Giselle Lopez and Julius Wani, recipients of the Spring 2014 Randall Research Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded in memory of Dr. Darrell and Mildred Randall to American University graduate students and alumni. Funding from this scholarship supports a thesis or dissertation dedicated to international nonviolent methods, ideas, or movements. …

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Jan 02

Highlights of 2013 in Active Nonviolence

2013 was a vibrant year in active nonviolence. Highlights include: Biggest Advance in Combating Political Corruption and Promoting Democracy After 40 years of protests, organizing and campaigning, India has instituted an anti-corruption office with prosecutorial teeth that can go after politicians and civil servants.  Given the corruption of money in the politics of many societies, …

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Dec 06

Nonviolence International Launches Arabic Website on Nonviolence

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We have created an Arabic language website on nonviolence that aggregates the best articles on nonviolence worldwide. Please help us spread the news. We also welcome advice and any type of contribution. www.laonfya.org This adds to the family of Nonviolent Action Network websites including Spanish: noviolenciaactiva.com and English: nonviolentaction.net Please help fund this infrastructure that …

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Oct 28

NI protests Guatanamo Bay Prison and Torture

Nonviolence International staff member Andrés Thomas Conteris underwent public nasal force-feeding in Washington, DC on Friday, October 18, in protest of the treatment of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay and in prisons around the United States. The force-feeding took place outside the US District Court of Appeals, where a panel of judges considered a lawsuit concerning …

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Sep 09

Meet the 2013 Randall Research Scholarship Recipients!

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The Randall Scholarship is a research scholarship that is awarded to a graduate student- from American University or an American University alumnus- , in remembrance of  Dr. Darrell and Mildred Randall . The purpose of this scholarship is to support graduate research necessary for completing a thesis or dissertation. The scholarship is intended to help fund …

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