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  • Nonviolence International Canada
    Country: Canada
    City / Suburb: Victoria
    Mission / brief description:

    Nonviolence International was founded by Palestinian Mubarak Awad in 1989 to provide assistance to individuals, organizations and governments seeking nonviolent means to bring about social or political change.
    Nonviolence International exists to strengthen the ability of human society to use the power of nonviolence to bring about change which reflects truth, justice, dignity and the desire for human development at the personal, social, economic and political levels.
    We believe that every culture and religion in the world contains the seeds of truth through nonviolence, and we encourage the activist of different traditions to seek nonviolent solutions that respect their cultural identities.
    In order to act on this philosophy, Nonviolence International provides general educational materials, strategy sessions and training for activists and organizers, through the coordination of a pool of international resources and experts and research into the practical use of nonviolent methods..

    Main activities: Activism, Advocacy, Campaigning, Human rights, Social justice, Training
    Type of organization: NGO (Non Governmental Organisation), Not-For-Profit
    Scope: National

    We have recently withdrawn from Facebook and Twitter and are developing a Mastadon instance. We are working on identifying social media tools which are open source and non-corporate for the activist community.