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Iranian Nonviolent Resistance in Adverse Conditions

Iranian Nonviolent Resistance in Adverse Conditions

Nationwide, Iranian truckers have united in protest demanding better wages. Their protest, in conjunction with rising levels of resistance to Iran's leader, Ali Khamenei, signify a changing tide in Iranian society.

Nonviolent Resistance and Police Deflection in Honduras

Nonviolent Resistance and Police Deflection in Honduras

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.

Civil Resistance During Civil War

Research on civil resistance tends to focus on cases where nonviolent methods are used to challenge authoritarian or otherwise unjust