Nonviolence is the weapon of the strong - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Door Jelsma
    • 08.04.13 | 14:15 (IDT)

    This article explains an important message: Nonviolence is the weapon of the strong, and we need examples to learn about it. The cycle of violence can only be broken by someone who refuses to go along with it. Many people think nonviolence means doing nothing at all, but taking part in nonviolent action takes study, training and hard work. Picking up a camera is an action, breaking the silence is an action too. An important initiative is the recently opened Global Nonviolent Action Database, for instructions and examples of nonviolent resistance and the results in positive changes in society. http://nvdatabase.swarthmore.edu/

    from the article: Inverse hasbara: How '5 Broken Cameras' changed Palestinians' attitude toward nonviolence
    First published 18:00 07.04.13 | Last updated 18:00 07.04.13
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