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International Day of Non-Violence 08

In 2007, the United Nations declared October 2 as “International Day of Non-Violence”, selecting the anniversary of Gandhi’s birth in recognition of the historical tradition he followed and the powerful inspiration he provided of building a more human world through the tools and principles of active non-violence. In the 60 years since Gandhi’s death, the…

International Day of Nonviolence (Intro.)

The 61st UN General Assembly decided on Friday to observe the International Day of Nonviolence each year on October 2 – the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the spiritual and political leader of India who led the struggle for India’s independence from the British Empire. Introducing the resolution adopted by the 192-member body, India’s Minister…