New Collection and Categories of Nonviolent Methods

New Collection and Categories of Nonviolent Methods

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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

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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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Iran Peace Trip

Iran Peace Trip

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Nonviolence International is launching an affordable alternative spring break opportunity to Iran for current students! The Student Peace Trip to Iran, led by former US diplomat Ann Wright, will be from March 9th-19th 2017 for students seeking a peaceful future between Americans and Iranians. More information is below. For more information click here.
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Nonviolence in 2016 and a year-end pitch

Nonviolence in 2016 and a year-end pitch

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Nonviolence had a big year.  We need 2017 to be even better.   Please send a donation to  Nonviolence International Here are some highlights of nonviolent campaigns worldwide this year. Nonviolence in  2017 South Korea has had huge nonviolent protests against corruption that are about to bring down the president. This success is powerful and needs more coverage. Brazil last week saw huge protests against Parliamentary corruption. Landless Workers Movement launched new waves of occupations. Malaysia has had numerous protests including a huge protests led by woman leader who has been arrested and held in solitary confinement. Mubarak and I wrote an op-ed piece supporting protests against corruption. In Washington DC, Nonviolence International fiscally sponsored Democracy Spring which got more than 1000 people arrested at the Capitol demanding an end to…
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Hunger Striking to Death’s Door: Former Guantánamo Prisoner in Uruguay Seeks Family Reunification

Hunger Striking to Death’s Door: Former Guantánamo Prisoner in Uruguay Seeks Family Reunification

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Read this remarkable article written by Andrés Thomas Conteris who has long served as NI's Director of the Program on the Americas. Mr. Conteris is receiving no funding for his work.  Please consider donating to help his solidarity work. [caption id="attachment_2880" align="aligncenter" width="650"] Abu Wa'el Dhiab at press conference[/caption]   In 2007, Abu Wa'el Dhiab (aka Jihad Diyab), surrounded by other prisoners on hunger strike in Guantánamo, decided not to join. He had refused to eat at other times (once because guards flushed the Koran down the toilet), but this time, he wasn't ready. With his fellow prisoners nearby wasting away, he requested to be moved. Permission denied. When Dhiab joined the strike, prison authorities acquiesced to change his cell. It was too late. He had embarked on a politically motivated fast…
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