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non-violent

nonviolent
adjective peaceful, pacifist, peaceable, nonbelligerent They used only lawful, reasonable and non-violent forms of protest.
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non-violent

[ˈnɒnˈvaɪələnt] ADJno violento, pacífico

non-violence

(nonˈvaiələns) noun
the refusal to use any violent means in order to gain political, social etc aims.
ˌnon-ˈviolent adjective
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Child to Parent Violence and Abuse: Family Interventions with Non-Violent Resistance
They also said that the movement was non-violent even in the past and this movement is non-violent today, and it will continue to remain democratic, non-violent and peaceful in the days to come.
Gaza City/PNN/ August 21st Zimam launched a new campaign in the University of Gaza today entitled "Jerusalem Unites Us", aiming to amplify and replicate the non-violent popular activism seen in Jerusalem this summer, harnessing its power in order to protect the Palestinian national project and rescue a two-state solution increasingly under threat.
Governor Roy Cooper today signed into law Senate Bill 445, a law that reduces the wait time for criminal record expungement for first-time, non-violent offenders.
If this was about "an apparently non-violent group of protesters" why were the police called?
Five years ago this month, the "Arab Spring" got underway with the non-violent overthrow of Tunisia's long-ruling dictator, Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia's district attorney announced a new program that would allow certain non-violent felony defendants to become students instead of inmates.
The second section then explores a vast range of cases of non-violence, ranging from the Middle East's recent Arab Spring to the tactical non-violent approaches adopted in Kosovo and Chile (Clark, 2015, p.
He will meet jail staff and non-violent drug offenders at a medium-security prison for male offenders in the state of Oklahoma.
He said it was the first direct confrontation of the non-violent demonstrators after 1857.
Abu Ein died after being severely beaten by Israeli forces and suffering from tear gas inhalation during a non-violent activity where Palestinians were planting olive trees in Turmus'ayya village near Ramallah.
Child rights advocates are calling on lawmakers to institutionalize positive and non-violent methods of disciplining children by passing national and local laws that promote positive discipline.