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The Palestinian Center for the Study of Nonviolence (PCSN)
The Palestinian Center for the Study of Nonviolence (PCSN) supports the Palestinian community in facing and addressing the political, social and physical hardships currently confronting it. PCSN works on parallel levels: developing nonviolent approaches to resisting the Israeli occupation and using nonviolence to build the social infrastructure that will lead to the creation of a healthy and vibrant society. PCSN activities and efforts are rooted in the principles of nonviolent conflict transformation, recognizing diversity, democratic decision making, respecting human rights, and building an active civil society.
Palestinian Nonviolent Resistance to Occupation Since 1967
The Potential for a Nonviolent Intifada
To determine the attitudes of the Palestinian and Israeli Jewish publics on the potential for nonviolent methods in the Intifada, Search for Common Ground, an American and Belgian NGO, commissioned the Program on International Policy Attitudes (PIPA) of the University of Maryland to conduct a study. A 14-page PDF.
Non-violence as a Mentality and Strategy in Palestine: Materials for Education
A 27-page manual produced by AEI-Open Windows Bethlehem in May 2005 and intended as a training manual for Palestinian youth. AEI (Arab Educational Institute) is a Palestinian organization for community education, affiliated with Pax Christi International.
Breaking the cycle of violence
An article in Forced Migration Review by Lucy Nusseibeh, director of MEND (Middle East Non Violence and Democracy), a Palestinian institution addressing issues related to nonviolence and democracy through a variety of projects focused primarily on training and utilizing innovative media techniques.
Nonviolent Activism in Israel & Palestine
An excellent example of a college-level course curriculum on Palestinian nonviolence.
The Different Options of Struggle
By Noah Salameh, published at Al-Quds Newspaper, 23 September, 2002.
Palestinian nonviolent resistance
From the Web site of Mazin Qumsiyeh, PhD. Covers Palestinian nonviolent resistance from Ottoman rule through the present.
Peace Magazine has run several articles about Palestinian Nonviolence, including:
Non-violent Resistance in Palestine: Pursuing Alternative Strategies
by Jonathan Kuttab and Mubarak Awad From the Palestine Center's This information first appeared in Information Brief No. 90, 29 March 2002.
No to Confiscation, Yes to Community
A 5-page special issue of Peace Power Magazine focusing on Palestinian nonviolence. Winter, 2006, PDF format.
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