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  Nonviolence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nonviolence (or non-violence) is a set of assumptions about morality, power and conflict that leads its proponents to reject the use of violence in efforts to attain social or political goals.
Leon Trotsky, Frantz Fanon, and Malcolm X were fervent critics of nonviolence, arguing variously that nonviolence and pacifism are an attempt to impose the morals of the bourgeoisie upon the proletariat, that violence is a necessary accompaniment to revolutionary change, or that the right to self-defence is fundamental.
The specific criticism that nonviolence is a form of passivity can be countered by noting that successful nonviolent campaigns have often centred around actively depriving a ruling regime of financial income (as in Gandhi's breaking of the salt tax), or the cooperation necessary to run industrial infrastructure.
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 List of nonviolence scholars and leaders - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of people who have played a prominent role in social movements which have adopted the methods of nonviolent resistance.
It also includes people who made a significant contribution to the study of nonviolence as a political technique.
Some of the following may not fit into the category of "nonviolent resistance" (see discussion).
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 Nonviolence biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
As a technique for social struggle, nonviolence is most often associated with the campaign for Indian independence led by Mohandas Gandhi, and the struggle to attain civil rights for African Americans, led by Martin Luther King.
Less well known is the role that nonviolence has played and continues to play in undermining the power of repressive political regimes in the undeveloped world and the former eastern bloc:
There are also many other great nonviolence leaders and theorists who have thought deeply about the spiritual and practical aspects of nonviolence: Lech Walesa, Starhawk, Petra Kelly, Barbara Deming, Thich Nhat Hanh, Julia Butterfly Hill, Dorothy Day, Albert Einstein, César Chávez, and Peace Pilgrim to name just a few.
nonviolence.biography.ms   (1426 words)

 Martin Luther King Jr.'s Philsophy of Nonviolence-1963
In pursuit of his dream, King employed a philosophy of nonviolent passive resistance which although sometimes criticized, according to King, was the most effective way of attaining a better life, both socially and politically, for fls.
This nonviolent organization concluded that voting was key in the struggle for equality because it exemplified change without the use of violence (Haskins 49-50).
For many fls nonviolence was the only option because violence would have cost them their jobs, their homes, and even their lives.
www.ncs.pvt.k12.va.us /ryerbury/king-12/king-12.htm   (1858 words)

As a technique for social struggle, nonviolence is most often associated with the campaign for Indian independence led by Mahatma_Gandhi, and the struggle to attain civil rights for African Americans, led by Martin_Luther_King.
There are also many other great nonviolence leaders and theorists who have thought deeply about the spiritual and practical aspects of nonviolence: Lech_Wałęsa, Petra_Kelly, Thich_Nhat_Hanh, Dorothy_Day, Albert_Einstein, John_Howard_Yoder, Stanley_Hauerwas, Johan_Galtung, Martin_Luther_King_Jr.
In the midst of violent repression of radical African_Americans in the United States during the 1960s, Black Panther George Jackson said of the nonviolent tactics of Martin_Luther_King,_Jr.
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There are also many other great nonviolence leaders and theorists who have thought deeply about the spiritual and practical aspects of nonviolence: Lech Walesa,
Leon Trotsky, Frantz Fanon, and Malcolm X were fervent critics of nonviolence, arguing variously that nonviolence and pacifism are an attempt to impose the morals of the
Daniel Quinn) have suggested that violence - or at least the arsenal of violent strategies we take for granted - is a phenomenon of the last five to ten thousand years, and was not present in pre-domestication and early post-domestication human societies.
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 Nonviolence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Congress political leaders went on to become politicians ("political Gandhism" in Ostergaard's words, represents a group whose membership now can be said to include the Khadi and Village Industries Board) in the newly independent India, rather than heeding Gandhi's call to become lok sevaks who worked directly with the people.
He noted that the movement is centred around different leaders who, while all claiming to be Gandhians, interpret Gandhi differently, and are ideologically opposed to each other.47 They are engaged in their own small individual projects.
The Gandhian leaders, according to Harris see the crisis more in terms of a challenge than as a cause for despair.48 This is still the case.
www.transnational.org /forum/Nonviolence/2001/Weber_Gdead-live.html   (11878 words)

 Nonviolence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Nonviolent activists could have also organized international support and media attention for the local nonviolent movement, making visible the possibilities for peaceful resolution.
The Global Nonviolent Peace Force will need to document and communicate the hope and promise of nonviolent peacemaking to a world that can be cynical and skeptical even though it hungers for new approaches to dealing with violence.
Leadership drawn from men and women committed to nonviolence and the peaceful resolution of conflict and actively committed to living by the values of nonviolence and compassion.
www.transnational.org /forum/Nonviolence/2001/Hartsough_PeaceForce.html   (4905 words)

 Kroc Institute : Policy Brief #8 - Kashmir and the "War on Terrorism"
In accounts by recent scholars, the chronology of events appears to be that first, Indian troops and arms were sent to Kashmir, and subsequently, seeing which way the wind was blowing, Maharaja Hari Singh signed the Instrument of Accession to India.
Key Western scholars such as Alistair Lamb, long a leading figure in Kashmir studies, changed their views on Kashmir subsequent to consideration of the new documents and now suggest that the accession to India was not legitimate in terms of international law.
Policy makers in the United States and the global community, recognizing that there is dissension among scholars as to the ultimate legal status of Kashmir, should push Pakistan and India to refrain from using the rhetoric of legitimacy or illegitimacy in bolstering their current claims to Kashmir.
www.nd.edu /~krocinst/polbriefs/pbrief8.html   (4294 words)

 Rose One   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
On a team with many great players that is acknowledged by many as one of the greatest teams ever, Rose was viewed as one of the club's leaders (along with future Hall of Famer, first baseman Tony Pérez).
Two Russian-supported breakaway regions (Abkhazia and the so-called South Ossetia) remained outside the control of the Tbilisi government, and the autonomous republic of Ajara was ruled by semi-separatist leader Aslan Abashidze.
Shevardnadze’s government was backed by Aslan Abashidze, the semi-separatist leader of autonomous Ajara region, who sent thousands of his supporters to hold a pro-governmental counter-demonstration in Tbilisi.
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 TFF Projects   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
We are independent and impartial, speak with all sides and identify opportunities for nonviolent conflict-resolution.
They are used by humanitarian organizations, media, NGOs, diplomats, immigration authorities, scholars, politicians and the general public.
Nonviolent, political solutions reached through international and local actors is the only way.
www.transnational.org /tff/mitigation.html   (762 words)

 Georgetown Law - Global Law Scholars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Rana was awarded the Outstanding Student Leader of the Year Award for his work on the Task Force on Georgetown's Jesuit and Catholic Identity as well as the Muslim Students Association.
Prior to coming to the Law Center, Angela was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy, where she researched "The Study of Immigration in Northern Italy." Angela is fluent in Italian and proficient in Spanish.
Her senior thesis was titled "Ethnic Tolerance in the Balkans: The Origins and Effects of Civic Nationalism in Vojvodina, Yugoslavia." As a Boas Scholar, Jovana received funding to conduct thesis field research in Serbia in the summer of 2001, where she interviewed a number of government officials and party leaders.
www.law.georgetown.edu /gls/2001scholars.html   (9893 words)

 International Security Resources
Scholars and practitioners alike are seeking new concepts to apply in a new ear.
The readings, which represent the arguments of world leaders, leading political scientists, and commentators on the world political scientists, reflect a variety of viewpoints and have been selected for their liveliness and substance and because of their value in a debate framework.
The list of divided states is itself a catalogue of modern social conflict and war: Korea, China-Tai wan, Vietnam, India -- Pakistan-Bangladeshh, Israel-Palestine, Cyprus, Ireland.
www.umsl.edu /services/cis/resource_library/international_security_resources.htm   (6333 words)

 ASF Community Directory
This page lists a broad range of groups engaging in strategic futures dialog.
Leaders in market research and forecasts for semiconductor and digital devices.
Leaders in the proposal for weather (hurricane, storm) control via space based satellite heating (Ross Hoffman).
accelerating.org /community.html   (4980 words)

 Nonviolence USA Global Hotspots
IndyMedia.Org Israel Reports: A list is now being compiled of people that are willing to put themselves on-call should an emergency situation that will require their presence arise.
The leaders were not ready for this explosion of moderation.
Before Israel's reinvasion of the West Bank, neither its own leaders nor America's appear to have appreciated how the new power and reach of the Arab media could work against the Israelis.
pages.prodigy.net /gmoses/nvusa/globalmideast.htm   (3053 words)

 AS Clubs - Alphabetical List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Achievers Scholars are low income students who received the scholarship based on the diversity in their high schools.
To network leaders, organizers and voters to run campaigns for positive change on campus and in the community.
We oppose all forms of violence including abortion, infanticide, child abuse, domestic violence, assisted suicide, euthanasia and capital punishment, and the exploitation of women and children, as they are inconsistent with the core feminist principles of justice, nonviolence and nondiscrimination.
www.as.wwu.edu /clubs/alphabetical.php   (5938 words)

 Cleveland State University || News Release || 2005 || 9-13676
His 18-month stay with one of the world's great leaders helped shape the foundation for his life's work as he watched Mahatma Gandhi lead the people of India to independence from British rule using a powerful philosophy of nonviolence.
The Institute's mission is to foster understanding of nonviolence and to put that philosophy to practical use through workshops, lectures, and community outreach programs.
The symposium brings together more than 60 scholars from across the nation and several foreign countries to discuss how crossing borders can construct a realm where differences of gender, sexuality, ethnicity, race, nationality, religion, class, caste and age can generate new encounters.
www.csuohio.edu /news/releases/2005/09/13676.html   (495 words)

 Multifaith and Religion Sites List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
An interfaith organization committed to active nonviolence as a transforming way of life and as a means of radical change.
Coordinating the work of thinkers, scholars and activists from around the world, who are working to define, implement and promote policies of responsible global citizenship.
Neturei Karta deplore the systematic uprooting of ancient Jewish communities by the Zionists, the shedding of Jewish and non-Jewish blood for the sake of Zionist sovereignty and the Neturei Karta favor a peaceful transition from the present Zionist rule to a non-Zionist entity.
www.conjure.com /religion.html   (7027 words)

 St Gregory's Links to Other Sites
It involved the direct participation and collaboration of hundreds of scholars, religious leaders and environmental specialists from around the world.
Thomas Berry is a scholar of religions who has spoken on the environmental crisis extensively.
This is concise listing of the readings for the year, adapted by the Consultation on Common Texts, of which Episcopal Church USA is a member.
www.saintgregorys.org /Pages/Links_Other.html   (3267 words)

 History News Network
The case list from October 21 provides a picture of the extent of the injuries.
Quite correctly in my view, he writes that the logic of organized domination explains why states treat independent organizations as either “potential rivals” to be abolished (communism) or “potential ALLIES of the state.
The Stanford University scholar Abbas Milani has described Iran's middle class as a "Trojan horse within the Islamic republic, supporting liberal values, democratic tolerance and civic responsibility." And so long as that class grows, so too will the pressure for democratic change.
hnn.us /blogs/4.html   (4784 words)

 FrontPage magazine.com :: Oh Moderate Muslims, Where Art Thou? by Robert Spencer
Yee, of course, told the media after 9/11 that the attacks were “un-Islamic and categorically denied by a great majority of Muslim scholars around the world.” But now he has been charged with attempting to give classified information to the Taliban and Al-Qaeda prisoners at Guantanamo Bay.
Well, if the world needs anything today, it needs a large — indeed, global — contingent of Muslims who believe this, are ready to act upon it, and are willing to confront radical Muslims and dispute their differing understanding of the Qur’an and the Sunna, the traditions of the Prophet.
Robert Spencer is a scholar of Islamic history, theology, and law and the director of Jihad Watch.
www.frontpagemag.com /Articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=10665   (1191 words)

The 2,400-year-old headless marble statue was found along with 14 columns depicting eagles, one of the symbols of the chief deity of ancient Greece, archaeologist Dimitris Pantermalis said Friday.
Basically, this is/was a group of scholars that sat around a table voting on how likely the historical Jesus was to have said any of the lines attributed to him in the Christian Bible.
Some Christian 'scholars' are panning the movie, without having seen it and based on a purloined and now obsolete movie script, because of its dubious historicity and theology.
protocols.blogspot.com /2003_07_27_protocols_archive.html   (10529 words)

 Author List
In 1970, she was placed on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted List on false charges; she was accused of planning an alleged kidnapping of three San Quentin prisoners and supplying the gun that killed four people during the incident.
She was incarcerated on charges of murder, kidnapping and conspiracy, and was the subject of an intense police search that drove her underground and which culminated in one of the most famous trials in recent history.
Frederick Douglass ("The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro" and a selection from "The Narrative Of The Life of Frederick Douglass") was one of the foremost leaders of the abolitionist movement, an escaped slave, and a brilliant orator.
historyisaweapon.com /authors.html   (3380 words)

 TIME.com: Person of the Century -- Mohandas Gandhi, January 3, 2000
The Mahatma, the Great Soul, endures in the best part of our minds, where our ideals are kept: the embodiment of human rights and the creed of nonviolence.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is something else, an eccentric of complex, contradictory and exhausting character most of us hardly know.
This nonprofit research center offers an unparalleled selection of materials on Gandhi — from audio clips to writings — for both scholars and the general public, plus information on how to find out more.
www.time.com /time/time100/poc/runnerup2.html   (294 words)

 ipedia.com: List of nonviolence scholars and leaders Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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List of nonviolence scholars and leaders Article - ipedia.com
Some of the following may not fit into the category of "nonviolent resistance" (see).
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 islam and nonviolence
both a review of nonviolent principles and case studies, and an assessment of whether Palestinian nonviolence is a realistic option; chaps.
"Nonviolent Political Struggle in the Occupied Territories." in R. Crow, et al., eds., Arab Nonviolent Political Struggle in the Middle East (Boulder and London, 1990) 59—74.
Salla, Michael E. "The Nonviolent Struggle Continues: An Analysis of Recent Political Events in the Former Yugoslav Autonomous Province of Kosovo." International Journal of Nonviolence, I (Sept. 1993) 79—89.
www.nonviolenceinternational.net /islambib_001.htm   (11910 words)

 JURIST's Paper Chase
Thursday's apparent (and apparently-failed) attempt by US forces to hit a number of senior Iraqi leaders - including President Saddam Hussein - as a "target of opportunity" raises the question as to whether individual enemy leaders are legally-legitimate targets in wartime.
But the conclusion the President reaches is that Iraq's failure to disarm presents a threat to the people of the United States and, therefore, he is prepared to use force.
Amnesty International Wednesday addressed an open letter to the leaders of the United States, the UK, Spain and Iraq, calling on them to ensure that international human rights and humanitarian law are fully upheld in the event of war.
jurist.law.pitt.edu /archiveblog/2003_03_16_indexarch.htm   (9140 words)

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