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There is a long history of bringing about change through non-violent direct action, from suffragettes to the civil rights movement.
Non-violent direct action includes things like boycotts and strikes.
He said: 'I see the case for non-violent direct action, but what's their success rate?
Rainforest Action Network is a leading public interest organization using public education, grassroots organizing and non-violent direct action to end the crime wave against the environment.
ACF representatives were part Of the estimated 500 people involved in three days of non-violent direct action at the Pine Gap military intelligence and targeting facility near Alice Springs in early October.
Boniface "commandos" of Milwaukee who mounted a campaign of non-violent direct action against housing discrimination in that city in 1967.
The exclusion of third party candidates from the three scheduled presidential debates is generating plans for protests which could include non-violent direct action.
if blacks could no longer depend on white goodwill to create social change, they had to provoke social change through bigger efforts at non-violent direct action.
Greenpeace is the leading independent campaigning organization that uses non-violent direct action and creative communication to expose global environmental problems and to promote solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future.
As he was researching the piece, Gruffydd - artistic director of Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru - realised that a year later the first non-violent direct action protest for language rights in Wales took place.
PNN A non-violent direct action protest in Hebron city's Shuhada street yesterday descended into chaos when a group of female activists symbolically dressed as Palestinian women in kefiyahs and traditional Palestinian dresses, were attacked by Israeli Defence Force soldiers and Jewish settlers as they walked down the street in a symbol of defiance to it being closed off to Palestinians 18 years ago.