Category Archives: An Initiative

How to talk to terrorists

By Jonathan Powell In 1919, the British government had its first major encounter with terrorism, when the Irish Republican Army was established to drive the British out of Ireland. The government responded to the IRA’s acts of terror – which … Continue reading

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Voices on Nonviolence

Bill Moyers interviews Grace Lee Boggs. Bill Moyers: The war in Vietnam continued another seven years after Martin Luther King’s historic speech at the Riverside here in New York on 4 April 1967. His moral argument did not take home … Continue reading

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Father Alec Reid, recepient of The Gandhi Foundation International Peace Award in 2008 along with Rev. Harold Good, died on 22 November 2013 aged 82 years. His peace and nonviolence work in Northern Ireland were milestones on the road to … Continue reading

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Humans not predisposed to war   Researchers show war is more recent of an invention than previously thought.

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Nonviolence – What it means to me

You have gone through “Nonviolence – What it means” in the words of some of its most eminent practitioners. You may have possibly read some or many of them earlier as well. But here, you read them consciously and possibly … Continue reading

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Nonviolence – What it means

We give below 33 quotations by some of its most eminent practitioners. Take your time to read and re-read these quotations – then read once again, and perhaps again. Ponder over them and, if you wish, share and discuss with … Continue reading

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Nonviolence – A positive force

“If we want to reap the harvest of peace and justice in the future, we will have to sow seeds of nonviolence, here and now, in the present.” – Mairead Corrigan Maguire In the entire history of the human civilization, … Continue reading

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