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see passive resistencepassive resistance
a method of nonviolent protest against laws or policies in order to force a change or secure concessions; it is also known as nonviolent resistance and is the main tactic of civil disobedience.
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He details the definition of child-to-parent violence and abuse; what is known about this abuse, including its prevalence around the world, risk factors, and ways of thinking about it from systemic and non-violent resistance perspectives; gender as a risk factor and the role of domestic violence; practice-based responses to child-to-parent violence and abuse; solution-focused therapy; and research on using non-violent resistance.
Several thousand strong rally, on 26th February 2014, in support of the territorial integrity of Ukraine was the beginning of non-violent resistance to the occupation.
He fulfills their need for a spiritual philosophy coupled with a course of active non-violent resistance to authorities who refuse to recognize African-Americans' civil rights by using Christ's words to his apostles before he is crucified:
In a message on the eve of Youm-e-Aashur being observed on Saturday, he said the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Husain (RA) and his companions actually leads to the revival of Islam and their supreme sacrifice spreads a universal message of non-violent resistance against violence, extremism and tyranny.
The recent prayer and vigils taken out by Christians across India against the spate of attack on Churches and the most abominable crime of raping a septuagenarian nun in Bengal register their non-violent resistance against the injustice and discrimination meted out on them.
Research suggests, they say, that between 1900 and 2006 campaigns of non-violent resistance against authoritarian regimes were twice as likely to succeed as violent movements.
The US president either didn't know or wished to ignore a Palestinian history of non-violent resistance that goes back to the 1920s and 1930s--and arguably earlier than that.
What we don't hear about in the mainstream media is the extensive non-violent resistance practiced by many Palestinians.
Nabil Al-Raee, artistic director of e Freedom eatre, which is based in the Jenin Refugee camp, will be talking about the work of the theatre and its role in the non-violent resistance movement in Palestine.
Promote the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement globally as the international arm of a non-violent resistance movement, which is already drawing steady support from mainstream organizations around the world.
In this analysis, non-violent resistance and solidarity with the victim, based on the innocent Christ's self-giving, provide an alternative world of meaning and basis for identity to the personal and communal identities that the state creates through the use of violence.
We continue to support the policy of non-violent resistance of President Mahmoud Abbas, which is the only way to achieve Palestinian self-determination and sovereignty," added de Keyser.