July 2008
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1

Ela Gandhi 1940- South African peace activist and women\'s leader

2

Jessie Street 1889-1970 Australian campaigner for women\'s rights, Aboriginal rights, peace and disarmament

3

Troops Home Fast against Iraq War, 4/7-21/9/2006

4

Jason McLeod, Josie Lee & Adam Breasley enter ADI factory, Australia 4/7/2004

5

Voices for Creative Nonviolence finish The Walk for Justice at MEPCOM, USA protesting the war in Iraq 5/7/2006

6

Elise Boulding 1920- Sociologist, educator and peace activist

7

Falun Gong nonviolent witness for religious and personal freedom in China since 20/7/1999

8

World Court Decision confirms the general illegality of nuclear weapons 8/7/1996

9

James Farmer 1920-1999 Nonviolent campaigner for US civil rights

10

Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior sunk by French agents 10/7/1985

11

Bennet Andrews 1906-1994 US conscientious objector released 11/7/1946 after 39 months imprisonment

12

Cyrus Pingle 1838-1911 Botanist and conscientious objector in US Civil War

13

Kate Sheppard, New Zealand, 1847-1934 Pioneer for women\'s rights

14

Irati Wanti Aboriginal women defend land against nuclear waste dump 14/7/2004

15

Port Elizabeth consumer boycotts start, led by Mkhuseli Jack 15/7/1985

16

Raoul Wallenberg 1912-1947 Swedish diplomat, courageous saviour of Hungarian Jews from Nazis

17

Peter ToRot 1912-1945 Priest and martyr for religious freedom, Papua New Guinea, murdered by Japanese 1945

18

Peace Pilgrim 1908-1981 A walking witness for inner and outer peace

19

First US Women\'s Rights Convention held at Seneca Falls, New York 19/7/1848

20

Ascoiación de Trabajadores Campesinos del Carare Colombia (ATCC) Right Livelihood Award 1990

21

Albert John Luthuli 1898-1967 Nonviolent leader of the African National Congress Nobel Peace Prize 1960

22

Frank Coaldrake 1912-1970 Australian priest, pacifist and reconstruction worker

23

24

Henry David Thoreau jailed for refusing to pay the poll tax in protest at the Mexican War 23/7/1846

25

Ammon Hennacy 1893-1970 Pacifist and conscription resistor, USA

26

Ulysses De Rosa 1892- ? US conscientious objector arrives Fort Leavenworth 25/7/1918

27

Kathe Kollwitz 1867-1945 German artist, socialist and pacifist

28

Anglican Pacifist Fellowship upholders of the total nonviolence taught by Jesus

29

14th Amendment to US Constitution enfranchising all former slaves ratified 28/7/1868

30

William Wilberforce 1759-1833 British abolitionist

31

Janet Cherry 1961- Anti-apartheid and human rights activist and academic South Africa

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