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1

Ginetta Sagan 1925-1/9/2000 Smuggler of refugees in war & human rights activist

2

Ho Tan Anh 1940-2001, Self immolates to draw attention to religious persecution in Vietnam

3

Jury in the 1670 Penn-Meade trial uncowed by judge and assert the jury\'s right to make its own decision

4

Peace Brigades International nonviolent defenders of those in danger was formed 4/9/1981

5

Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp established 5/9/1981

6

Jane Addams 1860-1935 US peace, civil rights and social reformer. First woman Nobel Peace laureate 1931

7

Munir Said Thalib 1965- 2004 Indonesian human rights activist poisoned on Garuda Airlines flight 7/9/2004

8

United Farm Workers’ grape strike began in Delano, California. 8/9/1965

9

Corbett Bishop US Conscientious objector - total non-cooperation when arrested on 9/9/1944

10

Gerard Winstanley 1609-1676 English social reformer and nonviolent resistor

11

Mohandas Gandhi's first Satyagraha Johannesburg, South Africa 11/9/1906

12

Bayard Rustin 1910-1987 African American, Quaker, pivotal leader in US civil and gay rights campaigns

13

Dor'ia Shafiq 1908-1975 Egyptian womens rights campaigner led parliament invasion 13/9/1951

14

Levi Coffin 1798-1877 Quaker abolitionist and leader of the Underground Railroad for escaping slaves

15

Barbara Lee 1946- Lone US Congress vote against unlimited power to Pres. Bush after the 9/11attacks in USA

16

August Dickman Jehovah\'s Witness & conscientious objector executed Germany 15/9/1939

17

Corder Catchpool 1883-1952 Conscientious objector to war and peacemaker

18

Second Anti-Vietnam War march, Australia 18/9/1970

19

Lanza del Vasto 1901-1981 poet & nonviolent activist, founder of Community of the Ark, France

20

Khudai Khidmatgar founded Sept 1929 by Ghaffar Khan

21

International Peace Day 21 September annually

22

Amchitka, Alaska anti-nuclear protest, 1971 - the first by Greenpeace

23

Anti-nuclear rally New York, USA draws 200,000 people 23/9/1979

24

OTPOR & Serbian election 24/9/2000 end dictatorship of Slobodan Milosevic

25

Chaelundi old-growth forest logging moratorium NSW Australia 25/9/1991

26

Thich Nhat Hanh 1926- Vietnamese Buddhist teacher of nonviolence

27

20 public statements on conscientious objection to military service, Chile 27/9/2005

28

Hazel Henderson 1933-Futurist, economist and promoter of sustainability

29

Adam Curle 1916-2006 Foundation Professor of Peace Studies, Bradford University, UK

30

Nonviolence trainers plan opposition to the Franklin Dam, Australia 30/9-2/10/1980

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