Violence has always been a useful term for governments and their allied establishment figures in media and punditry. Key to that utility is a very specialized use of the term as a descriptor for actions that don’t originate with the establishment or authorities. Police, armies, presidents and city administrators do not engage in violence. They use strategies, protocols, plans of action, deployments, operations and strikes. The people that are injured and die in those acts are not actively killed by violence. Rather, they suffer only in the passive voice. Read more about Two Kinds of Non-Violence
Amnesty International has launched another appeal calling on the Israeli Minister of Defense to release or charge Khader Adnan, end the use of administrative detention and ensure humane treatment of all detainees. Read more about Amnesty to Israel: End use of administrative detention
Khader Adnan; courageously fighting for dignity, employing his stomach as a weapon to call for justice, and fearlessly facing death. Read more about Khader Adnan, 50 days on hunger strike!