Imagining Nonviolence in the Middle East

Nonviolence in the Middle East sounds idealistic to be sure; and to some, dangerously naive. Yet it has a track of successes including India, the Civi Rights movement and South Africa. It also provides an alternative to the ongoing circle of hatred, suspicion, revenge and violence.  Sami Awad, who is a Palestinian Christian and one of those whose life is dedicated to nonviolence, told me: “Nonviolence is not a solution to the conflict, it is the only solution.”

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