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1

Philip Noel-Baker 1889-1982 English diplomat, politician & peacemaker Nobel Peace Prize 1959

2

Norman Morrison 1933-1965 Vietnam War protestor immolates himself, Pentagon, Washington 2/11/1965

3

Ahmad Nader Nadery 1974-human rights activist, head of the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission

4

East Berlin, East Germany 500,000 join reform protests 4/11/1989

5

Judith Cook responds personally to her fears of war and is supported to form \'Voice of Women\' in the UK

6

Pass Law March as Gandhi leads 2500 Indians in an illegal border crossing, South Africa 6/11/1913

7

US Catholic Workers burn draft cards, New York 6/11/1965

8

Dorothy Day 1897-1980 Co-founder with Peter Maurin of Catholic Worker Movement

9

Roger Allen LaPorte 1943-1965 Vietnam War protestor immolates himself in New York 9/11/1965

10

Ken Saro-Wiwa 1941-1995 Nigerian human rights campaigner executed 10/11/1995

11

Martin of Tours, conscientious objector and bishop c.316-397

12

Baha\'u\'llah 1817-1892 Founder of Baha\'i faith born 12/11/1817

13

Plowshares Four enter US nuclear submarine base 14/11/1982

14

Aaron Copland 1900-1990 American composer and peace activist

15

Ghaffar Khan 1890–1988 Devout Muslim leader of the nonviolent force, Khudai Khidmatgar

16

Hugh of Lincoln 1135-1200 Bishop, reformer and war tax resistor

17

Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama 1935- enthroned as Head of State of Tibet 17/11/1950

18

Gulf Peace Team arrives in Baghdad, Iraq to nonviolently intercede in the imminent Gulf War, 18/11/1990

19

Vigil by the Christian Collective outside the G20 meeting, Melbourne 17-19/11/2006

20

Occupation by 100,000 of Wenceslas Square, Prague 20/11/1989

21

Orange Revolution in Ukraine follows election on 21/11/2004

22

William White Conscientious objector, forcibly inducted into the Australian army 22/11/1966

23

Union Eight refuse military service on 16/10/1940 and are jailed for a year

24

Citizens Against Freeways re-build Alexandra Barricade to stop F19, Melbourne 24/11/1977

25

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 25 November

26

Adolfo Perez Esquivel 1931- Nonviolent human rights campaigner Nobel Peace Laureate 1980

27

Simon Townsend 1945-Conscientous Objector to the Vietnam war and high-profile Australian journalist

28

David Hartsough & Nonviolent Peaceforce

29

Fr Walter Lini & Vanua-aku Pati proclaim People\'s Provisional Government, Vanuatu 29/11/1977

30

Daintree rainforest blockade starts, north Queensland Australia 30/11/1983

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