February 2008
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1

Greensboro lunch counter, nonviolent sit-in to protest segregated lunch counters 1/2/1960

2

Bertrand Russell 1872-1970 Philosopher, anti-war & anti-nuclear activist

3

Ciaron O\'Reilly 1960- Australian Catholic Worker and nonviolent activist arrested in Ireland 3/2/2003

4

Ham Sok Hon 1901-1989 Korean nonviolence leader and reform activist

5

Oscar Oliviera leads protests against high water prices, Bolivia 4-5/2/2000

6

Yusuf Dadoo 1909-1983 South African passive resistance leader with Dr Monty Naicker, jailed Feb 1941

7

8

Fairlead Five of SOS opposing conscription are arrested in Melbourne 8/2/1971

9

Jewish nonviolent resistance to Pilate after installation of Roman statues c. 30 C.E..

10

Beko Ransome-Kuti 1940-2006 Nigerian doctor and fearless human rights campaigner.

11

Josei Toda 1900-1958 Japanese peace activist and war resister Founder of Soka Gakkai

12

Freedom Ride in Australia led by aboriginal students Charles Perkins & Gary Williams 12-26/2/1965

13

James Lawson 1928-Nonviolence trainer, activist, and conscientious objector, leads civil rights movement Nashville 1960

14

Iraq War Protests Massive rallies in Australia and worldwide 14/2/2003

15

Susan B. Anthony 1820-1906 US campaigner for temperance, anti-slavery and women\'s suffrage

16

Frederick Douglass ca.1818-1895 Escaped slave & abolitionist leader, US government official

17

The Wilderness Society in Australia established forest blockade to save Gippsland wilderness forest 17/2/2006

18

Ferenc Deak 1803-1876 Successful Hungarian nonviolence leader

19

Rainforest Action Groups blockade Mayfair importing SE Asian rainforest timber, Sydney 19/2/1990.

20

School teachers, Norway refuse to teach under the Nazi Quisling scheme on 20/2/1942

21

Luis Eduardo Guerra ?-2006 Colombian human rights and peace activist, murdered 21/2/2006

22

Stacy Lynn Merkt & Sanctuary workers for refugees from injustice, arrested 1984

23

Donald Groom 1913-1972 Quaker peaceworker and nonviolence advocate

24

Pace e Bene Australia Franciscan lay group promoting the spirituality and practice of active nonviolence

25

Philippines People Power topples the dictator Ferdinand Marcos 25/2/1986

26

Nyack Declaration I Will Not Kill formulated at Nyack, New York, USA 18-21/2/2005

27

Mordechai Vanunu 1954- Israeli objector to nuclear war, and prisoner for freedom of speech

28

Linus Pauling 1901-1994 US Scientist and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate 1962

29

Desmond Tutu arrested with 100 clergy at anti-apartheid rally, Capetown 29/2/1988

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