Original Title: Beyond Violence
Country: United Kingdom
Category: Pursue Truth!
According to Amnesty International, every day 1,500 people fall victim to armed conflicts, 90 per cent of them civilians. BeyondViolence.org hosts non-violent conflict transformation campaigns, led by the ideas of local people. Through the effective and innovative use of communication technologies the platform provides and shares petition software that enables dialogue, raises awareness of the destructive impact of violence, and points towards opportunities for peaceful conflict transformation. Current campaigns concentrate on Colombia, Pakistan and Zimbabwe where they give people hope that a future beyond violence is possible.
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