The following analysis is from Volume 3, Issue 4 of the Peace Science Digest Citation: Cunningham, K. G., Dahl, M.
Indigenous communities carry on the work of renowned Honduran activist, Berta Cacéres, by defending nature and health care in Honduras. Peace Science shows the unique power of indigenous civil resistance.
Civilians played an important role in maintaining peace through Liberia's first democratic transition of power.
Social media has transformed the way that modern wars are fought. From the battlefields of eastern Ukraine to the bot factories of St. Petersburg, ordinary citizens with no military training are changing the course of conflicts with nothing more than a laptop or iPhone.
In Honduras, police officers abandon posts and defy orders to join nonviolent protests against election fraud. Police defection grew as protests spread to other cities. Nonviolent activists can lessen chances of violent repression by strategically publicizing the contrast between their actions and those of their opponent–and by taking measures to facilitate security force defection.
It is a common belief: however “nice” the use of nonviolence may be, in the real world violence is necessary—and
2016 saw the emergence of a powerful movement against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) through land vital
A greater number of resistance movements are choosing to adopt nonviolent forms of struggle as the effectiveness of nonviolent resistance
In a scene from Sacha Jenkins’ new documentary, a father asks his 12-yearold son to tell the camera what he’s