The field of civil resistance is dedicated to understanding how people can fight for rights, freedom, and justice, without the use of violence. This glossary provides definitions and expansive commentary on civil resistance terminology to support sharing of lessons learned and research across different languages. It is designed to help translators, and non-translators will also find value in it. A great deal can be learned about the concepts in the field that underlie each term.
Glossary features: Over 150 key terms defined • Term usage in a sentence • Extensive commentary and Introduction • Links to translations of civil resistance terminology in 31 languages
|International Center on Nonviolent Conflict
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About the Author
Nicola Barrach-Yousefi has over 15 years of experience working in human rights and with civil society worldwide. She specializes in collaborating with movements and human rights defenders to design field programs and research around human rights, civil resistance, advocacy and hate speech. She is the Founder and Executive Director of Human Rights Connected, a networked organization focused on mainstreaming understanding of strategic nonviolent action and international human rights law. She also serves as Senior Advisor for Civic Initiatives at the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC) and as Senior Advisor for the Hate Speech program at the PeaceTech Lab, including project lead and lead author for the Cameroon, DRC, Ethiopia, and CAR lexicons. She serves as a consultant for the UN, USIP, and other international organizations.