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100 new peace activists, Part 1

By Kathie Malley-Morrison & Anthony J. Marsella Be not afraid!  You are not alone! There are thousands of advocates and activists across the world who are bringing conscience to the struggle for peace and justice. They are willing to endure … Continue reading

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Pursuing nonviolent protest in Palestine

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People have asked, “Where is the Palestinian Gandhi?” One response has been Palestinian farmer Emad Burnat, who created the documentary, Five Broken Cameras.

Another good example is the young woman in our opening video, who stood up to Israeli troops destroying Palestinian homes…. Continue reading

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A good day to learn about Palestine

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Today, November 29, 2012, is the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People (sometimes known simply as Solidarity Day). This day of observance has been celebrated on or around November 29 since a resolution of the General Assembly of … Continue reading

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Travesties of justice

On August 27, 2012, the US Marine Corps announced “non-judicial administrative punishments” for several Marines videotaped urinating on three dead bodies in Afghanistan.

Such minor punishments can include … Continue reading

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