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Reflections on Supporting Peace Prisoners

Reflections on Supporting Peace Prisoners

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Check out this article written by Paul Magno, coordinator of the Isaiah project and a past Plowshares prisoner.  He shares the organizational background of the Transform Now Plowshare movement and reflects on what contributed to the movement's success. To support peace prisoners and the Plowshare project please consider making a single or monthly donation here.
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New Collection and Categories of Nonviolent Methods

New Collection and Categories of Nonviolent Methods

Blog, General Information, News Update, NI Projects
We are excited to release Nonviolence International's new collection of Nonviolent Methods. In this particularly tumultuous time it is common to feel powerless and without control. This in an excellent resource for getting ideas on nonviolent action that you can get involved in! [embeddoc url="http://nonviolenceinternational.net/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Nonviolent-Methods-2016.xlsx" download="all" viewer="microsoft"]
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Trump ban on Iranians leads to NI Peace delegation cancellation

News Update
Nonviolence International is sad to announce that it will be unable to lead a Peace Delegation in March. Trump’s ban on immigration and visits by Iranians last week has unfortunately caused Iran to respond, making it legally impossible for our delegation to enter the country. On Feb 1, US National Security Advisor threatened Iran for its test launching of mid-range missiles and "destabilizing behavior across the Middle East."  More than ever, we need citizens and policy makers to resist the renewed path to war between Iran and the US.  NI President, Mubarak Awad said "Peace delegations are needed more than ever to promote mutual understanding." NI will approach the Iranian government and seek an exception to their ban and to allow student peace delegations to proceed.  There are many ways…
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Inauguration Weekend

Inauguration Weekend

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Trump’s inauguration weekend brought a little under a million people to Washington. However, the majority descended upon the city not to celebrate the incoming president, but to march in protest of his lies and bigotry. The inauguration weekend also brought to Washington the attention of media from around the world to witness a half empty national mall and assemblage of so called “violent” protesters. [caption id="attachment_3009" align="alignnone" width="4032"] Woman stops to talk to soldier during the Woman's March on Washington.[/caption] Sadly, despite the demonstrations being mostly peaceful, mainstream media outlets (in keeping with tradition) chose to focus on the few acts of violence that were carried out by a minute percentage of  men and boys in attendance. As someone who witnessed the burning of the limousine and trash cans, the…
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Registration Extended for Iran Student Peace Trip

General Information
Early bird registration has closed for our Iran trip. Still want to go?  For an extra late fee we can get you on the trip! The Student Peace Trip to Iran will be from March 9th-19th 2017 for students seeking a peaceful future between Americans and Iranians. More information is below. Still have questions?  Click here.
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