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Peaceful Resistance Has Proved to Be More Effective Than Violent Protests


Photo: Demonstration of 25 November 1989 in Prague. The Velvet Revolution with half a million participants in peaceful protests in Czechoslovakia from 17 November to 29 December 1989 helped undermine the authority and confidence of the 41-yearlong communist government. CC BY-SA 3.0 | Wikimedia Commons.

Viewpoint by Jonathan Power*
IDN-InDepthNews
19 October 2020

LUND, Sweden (IDN) – Non-violent protests seem to be erupting all over the place. Martin Luther King would be happy. So would Mahatma Gandhi. In Russia in the eastern city of Khabarovsk marchers, each Sunday for the last three months have been protesting the arrest of their governor. In Belarus, even …read more

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