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Protests

  • How Women Ended Liberia’s Civil War: Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace

    By 2003, the Liberian Civil War had been raging for 14 years, over 200,000 people had died and one in three people had been displaced. Originally founded in 1822, Liberia began as a colony for emancipated American slaves.

  • The Revolutionary Art of the Arab Spring

    As the Arab Spring era states began to realize the scope of the uprisings they faced, they cracked down on physical demonstrations and censored the voices of the opposition in news and media… The arts provided a way to express dissent and build community without explicitly criticizing the regime.

  • With One Voice: Sudan’s Nonviolent Civil Society on the Rise

    Since the start of the April conflict, resistance groups have increasingly taken to mutual aid, organizing relief for Sudanese people in need. What began as a movement centered around street protest has now morphed into one of the few forces protecting the Sudanese people.

  • Uncovering Apartheid: The Conclusion

    This article is the third of a three-part series that dives deep into the nearly five decades of Apartheid in South Africa and the movements of non-violence that impacted it. If you have not already read the first two articles, I suggest exiting this article and doing so as it will provide additional context and clarity.

  • Uncovering Apartheid: The Defiance

    This article is the second of a three-part series that dives deep into the nearly five decades of Apartheid in South Africa and the movements of non-violence that impacted it. If you have not already read the first article, I suggest exiting this article and doing so, as it will provide additional context and clarity.

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