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Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness is a grassroots association dedicated to promoting biblical values of justice, care of creation, peace and nonviolent solutions to conflict.

Foreign Affairs Article – Drop Your Weapons, When and Why Civil Resistance Works

Categories: Human Rights,Violence in Society

Excellent and informative article about the success of nonviolent resistance movements in the world. Click here to read. 

“Between 1900 and 2006, campaigns of nonviolent resistance against authoritarian regimes were twice as likely to succeed as violent movements. Nonviolent resistance also increased the chances that the overthrow of a dictatorship would lead to peace and democratic rule.” By Erica Chenoweth and Maria J. Stephan

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