Tagged: nonviolent protest

Method #149: Quasi-Legal Evasions and Delays

In 1987, Canada attempted to approve a new constitution, one that would give renewed rights and recognitions to Quebec but which failed to even make mention of the presence or rights of the First...

Method #162: Sit-In

After police officers in Nasr toured a group of lawyers, their colleagues soon surrounded the police station, carrying out a sit-in to call for those involved to be brought to justice.

Method #135: Popular Nonobedience

Although Bulgaria was a Nazi ally, Bulgarians as a whole did not share Germany’s anti-Semitic ideology. When Germany forced its ally to carry out increasingly anti-Jewish policies, and eventually the deportation of 9,000 Jews,...

Method #130: Removal of Signs and Placemarks

In 1968, in response to reforms within the Czech Communist Party, the Soviet Union invaded Czechoslovakia, prompting mass nonviolent resistance. One of the tactics used by demonstrators was to create confusion by “removing” (in...

Method #131: Refusal to Accept Appointed Officials

When Tunisian President Ben Ali resigned in 2011, due to massive protests, several members of his political party nevertheless remained in prominent positions. Their continuing in power was the impetus for protestors to refuse...

Method #115: Selective Strike

In 1971, the region of East Pakistan, now known as Bangladesh, seceded from Pakistan to form its own country. Pakistan declared war, with open support from the US, which began to ship them weapons....

Method #78: Workmen’s Boycott

In 2007, negotiations between Petro-Canada and the Communications, Energy and Paperworks (CEP) Union 175 had soured to the point that the company locked all workers associated with the union out of their refineries. In...