Satyagraha


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the form of nonviolent resistance initiated in India by Mahatma Gandhi in order to oppose British rule and to hasten political reforms

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New Delhi [India], Jan 31 ( ANI ): Two days after the horrific rape of an 8-month-old baby in the National Capital, the Delhi Commission of Women (DCW) has launched a Satyagraha - non-violent protest - to urge the Centre and the State to address the issue of rising rapes of children.
The Foundational Action Plan will be implemented first in Bihar beginning with Champaran district wherein Mahatma Gandhi had launched his first Satyagraha Abhiyaan in 1917.
That's the trek thousands of satyagraha activists made with Mahatma Gandhi during the 1930 Salt March to end the British colonization of India.
I can't tell you how my drawing class in the monastery on Memorial Drive or James Wood's close reading of English novelist Henry Green or Diana Eck's lecture on Gandhi and satyagraha improved my reporting in Rwanda and Chad and Congo, but I know it did.
According to the historian, more than 1000 Chinese immigrants had courted arrested along with Indians in the first Satyagraha protest in Transvl in 1906.
The principles of Ahimsa (Non-Violence) and Satyagraha not only inspired the freedom movement of India but also were a source of inspiration for legends like Martin Luther King and leaders like Nelson Mandela.
ISLAMABAD -- Nearly 55,000 members of Dalit and tribal communities from villages across India have embarked on a Jan Satyagraha march to demand their land rights.
Desarrollando, en torno al concepto de satyagraha, la forma de lucha que desplego Gandhi a lo largo de su dilatada carrera politica.
Satyagraha, Philip Glass's 20th Century tale about Gandhi, will run for three hours and 45 minutes tomorrow, including two intermissions so audiences can take a breather.
He determines a pathway of peaceful protest for all to follow which is called satyagraha.
Por otro lado --dice el historiador, activista y estudioso gandhiano, Pietro Ameglio-- la plena dimension activa de la no-violencia se encuentra en "la fuerza de la verdad", llamada satyagraha (satya: verdad; agraha: firmeza)".
On Thursday, the protesting workers had gone on Satyagraha for a day.
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan was inspired by Mahatma Gandhi's philosophy of nonviolent satyagraha and applied the same principles to forge a peaceful mass movement in the frontier Pashtun tribal areas that straddle Pakistan and Afghanistan.
If the purpose of bringing Philip Glass's Satyagraha to English National Opera was to attract a new and younger audience, the enterprise has been triumphantly successful.
In the past he has stepped into the shoes of one of MTW's leads after the singer was taken ill during a production of Harrison Birtwistle's Punch and Judy and performed in Glass' Gandhi-based musical Satyagraha.