October 2016

If Gandhi must fall, so should all our gods and all our heroes

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Article by Professor Rama Singh Rama Singh is a Professor in the Department of Biology at McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada, and teaches courses in the area of Human Diversity and Human Nature. He is the founder of the Gandhi Lectures on Nonviolence at McMaster University and Gandhi Peace Festival in the City of


By | 2017-11-09T15:54:39+02:00 October 10th, 2016|October 2016|

Hersheela Narsi -From SA History on line Dr Hersheela Narsee presented a paper in Pietermaritizburg on 30 August 2016 as part of the Department of Arts and Culture event in celebration of Women’s month. She spoke about the resurgence of women’s activism and cited examples of the recent University students’ call for #

Establishing a Cohesive nonviolent society

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We celebrated heritage month in September and we celebrate nonviolence in October. The two are interlinked because many situations of violence begin because of a lack of understanding, respect or tolerance of diversity. We reproduce here a little piece prepared by the Rt Rev. Kenneth Fernando born in Moratuwa and educated at Prince of Wales

Manifesto “Peace. XXI Century”

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President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev Issued by the government of Kazakhstan Manifesto "Peace. XXI Century" by Nursultan Nazarbayev has gained the status of an official document of the General Assembly and the UN Security Council in the IV Nuclear Security Summit, held in the period of March 31 - April 1, 2016 in

A glimpse of the world on 2nd October 2016

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People around the world observed Mahatma Gandhi’s 147th birth anniversary declared Day of Nonviolence since 2007, in many different ways. Let’s take a look at what they did: Japan Nuclear disarmament campaign to mark Day of Nonviolence School children carrying cranes made by them to fill up the globe on display on the stage.

Norio Sakai A Peace Activist

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Translated by Dr Nobu Masuda Rev Norio Sakai President emeritus - Religions for Peace international Rev. Sakai served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Rissho Kosei-Kai from 1996 to 2001 and has been a member of the headquarters staff since 1965. During Rev. Sakai's chairmanship, he encouraged the growth and active involvement of