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Civil resistance – A First Look

Civil resistance is a way for ordinary people to fight for their rights, freedom and justice without using violence. People engaged in civil resistance use diverse tactics, such as strikes, boycotts, mass demonstrations and other actions, to cause wide-ranging social, political and economic change. Around the world, civil resistance has …

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Tiananmen Square Massacre

30 years ago, in the spring of 1989, hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Beijing and assembled at Tiananmen Square, demanding democracy, freedom of speech and an end to the widespread corruption in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). Led by students, these pro-democracy demonstrations were …

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ANEC visits Professor Samdhong Rinpoche.

Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche is an eminent and distinguished scholar, teacher philosopher and philanthropist. Rinpoche is an authority on the teachings of Krishnamurti and Gandhi. Therefore, is a life-long campaigner of Gandhian principles especially that of non-violence or peaceful resistance. His stand on nonviolence and other important humanitarian issues of our …

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