Civil Disobedience

Civil disobedience is the active, professed refusal to obey certain laws, demands, and commands of a government, or of an occupying international power. Civil disobedience is commonly, though not always, defined as being nonviolent resistance. It is one form of civil resistance. In one view (in India, known as ahimsa or satyagraha) it could be said that it is compassion in the form of respectful disagreement.
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  • How to brand the Umbrella Revolution

    … clamoring for greater democratic reforms. The revolution takes its name from the students’ use of umbrellas to protect themselves from tear gas and rubber bullets by the city’s riot police. So ubiquitous is the unifying visual that a professor at a local Hong Kong university is now taking it a step further. Kacey Wong, an assistant professor at Hong…

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