Just the Facts: Nonviolence in Palestine
- PRINCIPLE ONE: Nonviolence is a way of life for courageous people.
- PRINCIPLE TWO: Nonviolence seeks to win friendship and understanding.
- PRINCIPLE THREE: Nonviolence seeks to defeat injustice not people.
- PRINCIPLE FOUR: Nonviolence holds that suffering for a cause can educate and transform people and societies.
- PRINCIPLE FIVE: Nonviolence chooses love instead of hate.
- PRINCIPLE SIX: Nonviolence believes that the universe is on the side of justice.
- Dr. Martin Luther King’s principles of nonviolence were outlined in his first book, Stride Toward Freedom and are available in “The King Philosophy – Nonviolence365” from the King Center.
To learn more about nonviolence in general we suggest you read How Nonviolent Struggle Works by Gene Sharp, available for free from the Albert Einstein Institution and Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict by Erica Chenoweth and Maria Stephan.