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Ghandi Jayanti

October 2nd is celebrated as Gandhi Jayanti to mark the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. One of the biggest political figures in India’s struggle for independence in 1947, Gandhi was the man behind the Satyagraha movement and civil disobedience, based on non-violence. This year marks the 150th birth anniversary of …

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ANEC DAY

September 10th, 2019. Active Nonviolence Education Center celebrates its 12th year anniversary. The plight of the Tibetan people ultimately inspired the Gendlers on a path that would sustain the couple for the next two decades. Knowing that the Dalai Lama had told the Tibetans that their struggle to regain freedom …

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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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