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Central American Integration System
Central American Integration System (Spanish: Sistema de la Integraci¢n Centroamericana; SICA) is an intergovernmental organization of Central American states. It has a standing invitation to participate as observer in the session...
International Development Law Organization
IDLO is an international intergovernmental organization dedicated to promoting the rule of law and good governance in developing countries, countries in economic transition and in those emerging from armed conflict. We pursue ou...

News Releases

A climate of fear endangers press freedom
2009-02-14
Committee to Protect Journalists
Today, the greatest threats to freedom of the press are more insidious than a generation ago because they are intended to induce a climate of fear and self-censorship through systematic violence and e...
IFJ Marks 'End of Deadly Decade' With Report on Journalists and Media Staff Killed in 2009
2010-02-01
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today issued its report on journalists and media workers who died in the exercise of journalism in 2009. The report provides detailed information of m...
IPS Africa Launches Reporting Gender-Based Violence Handbook
2010-01-03
Inter Press Service (IPS) Africa
Inter Press Service (IPS) Africa has launched a new handbook for reporters to support sustained media coverage of gender-based violence beyond 16 Days of No Violence Against Women and Children.
Press freedom activist badly beaten in Colombo, hospitalised
2009-06-02
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is outraged by an assault on Poddala Jayantha, the secretary-general of the Sri Lanka Working Journalists Association (SLWJA), the country's leading journalists organisation.
Sources welcomes ARETE safety and protection inc.
2009-05-16
ARETE safety and protection inc.
ARETE safety and protection Inc. ia a leading Canadian firm specializing in the prevention and management of workplace violence and conflict for over 15 years.
2009 Leaves One of Worst Records for Targeted Killings of Journalists, Says IFJ
2009-12-31
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today called for more action from governments and the United Nations to protect media as it announced a grim total of 137 journalists and media person...

Sources Select Resources

A climate of fear endangers press freedom
Article
2009
Committee to Protect Journalists
Today, the greatest threats to freedom of the press are more insidious than a generation ago because they are intended to induce a climate of fear and self-censorship through systematic violence and e...
Critique of Nonviolent Politics
From Mahatma Gandhi to the Anti-Nuclear Movement
Ryan, Howard
Book
1984
Ryan accepts that sometimes nonviolence can be effective, but says that sometimes it is not: "a principled insistence on nonviolence can in some circumstances be dangerous to progressive social moveme...
Dances with Guilt: Looking at Men Looking at Violence
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1991
Connexions Information Sharing Services / Ulli Diemer
Why are some men violent?
A Diversion We Don't Need
Against The Current vol. 158
Laird, Kevin
Article
2012
Against The Current
We know from our own experience that none of us wants to have the Diversity Of Tactics argument again. So why does it continue to happen? Because we radicals and anarchists have unintentionally become...
English Defence League: new wave of extremists plotting summer of unrest
Growth of anti-Muslim group raises fears of street violence
Taylor, Matthew
Article
2010
The Guardian
A profile of the supporters and the protests of the English Defence League, a right wing anti-Islam group of mostly white, young British men, many of them mobilized through their soccer clubs.
Facebook Is Collaborating With the Israeli Government to Determine What Should Be Censored
Greenwald, Glenn
Article
2016
The Intercept
Last week, a major censorship controversy erupted when Facebook began deleting all posts containing the iconic photograph of the Vietnamese "Napalm Girl" on the ground that it violated the company's b...
Hebron Activist Who Died of Tear Gas Showed Israel's Crimes to the World
Beiler, Ryan Roderick
Article
2015
Countercurrents
Hebron resident and anti-occupation activist Hashem al-Azzeh died Wednesday after inhaling tear gas fired by Israeli forces.
How Islamist gangs use internet to track, torture and kill Iraqi gays
Sarhan Afif, Burke Jason
Article
2009
Europe Solidaire Sans Frontieres
Iraqi militias infiltrate internet gay chatrooms to hunt their quarry and hundreds are feared to be victims.
IFJ Marks 'End of Deadly Decade' With Report on Journalists and Media Staff Killed in 2009
Sources News Release
Article
2010
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today issued its report on journalists and media workers who died in the exercise of journalism in 2009. The report provides detailed information of m...
IPS Africa Launches Reporting Gender-Based Violence Handbook
Sources News Release
Article
2010
Inter Press Service (IPS) Africa
Inter Press Service (IPS) Africa has launched a new handbook for reporters to support sustained media coverage of gender-based violence beyond 16 Days of No Violence Against Women and Children.
Mental Illness Doesn't Explain Mass Violence -- but Neither Does 'Islamic Extremism'
Naureckas, Jim
Article
2015
FAIR
With the latest mass shooting in Chattanooga, corporate media followed the usual pattern of being ready and willing to label violence as "terrorism" so long as the suspect is Muslim.
Press freedom activist badly beaten in Colombo, hospitalised
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is outraged by an assault on Poddala Jayantha, the secretary-general of the Sri Lanka Working Journalists Association (SLWJA), the country's leading journalists organisation.
Professor's Work Shows People Power Trumps Violence
Gustafsson, Jenny
Article
2012
Narco News
Erica Chenoweth’s research is taking the bang out of armed struggles.
Reflections on a violent day in Ottawa
Behrens, Matthew
Article
2014
rabble.ca
After a long day focused on these gripping events in the nation's capital, I have to wonder if this direct experience of fear and trauma will force us to examine our own addiction to violence as the s...
Reporting Gender Based Violence
A Handbook for Journalists
Article
2009
Inter Press Service (IPS)
Violence Against Women has presented particular challenges to the media and to society because of the way it has been consigned to the "private" sphere -- dampening public discussion and stifling medi...
Riding the rail
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Riding the rail (also called running out of town on a rail) was a punishment in Colonial America in which a man (rarely a woman) was made to straddle a fence rail (usually the triangular split-rail ra...
Salvadoran Women Respond to Violence with Community Service, Music, and Individual Efforts
Domenech, Rocio Perez; Mulholland, Lindsey
Article
2016
Global Voices
Outside of the peace negotiations that resound in the media and governmental organizations, one of the strongest solutions to the scourge of gang violence in El Salvador has come from individual initi...
They Are Still Killing Trade Union Leaders
Global Capital's Death Squads and Night-Riders
Macaray, David
Article
2012
CounterPunch
Question: So what happens these days in developing countries when a prominent, charismatic union activist - with the courage to stand up to sinister, government-supported business groups who have, on ...
2009 Leaves One of Worst Records for Targeted Killings of Journalists, Says IFJ
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today called for more action from governments and the United Nations to protect media as it announced a grim total of 137 journalists and media person...
The unrecognised truth behind that 'spontaneous' Belfast riot
Violence was planned by manipulative, self-interested individuals
McDonald, Henry
Article
2011
The Guardian
An analysis of sectarian violence in Belfast between the loyalists and republicans and the international media coverage of this violence, which often frames it as political.
Violence and the Newspaper Strike
Bernick, Thomas
Article
1997
Against the Current
To those who still allow their anti-union biases and their exposure to employer misinformation to cloud their perception of reality, I would pose the following question: If the employer and its suppor...
Violence Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
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A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to violence in the Sources directory for the media.
Why anger is all the rage
The internet has made critics of us all. But why do so many commenters exploit the anonymity of chatrooms to promote hatred.
Adams, Tim
Article
2011
The Guardian
Anonymity in the online community has its proponents and detractors, the author interviews the founder of wikipedia and a facebook employee about the importance of moderation in social media. He comes...

Sources Bookshelf

Another world is possible if...
George, Susan
Book
2004
Susan George suggests that we can create a new and better world -- if we act together to bring about changes. She discusses the ifs and hows.
The City in History
Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects
Mumford, Lewis
Book
1961
Beginning with an interpretation of the origin and nature of the city, Mumford follows the city's development from Egypt and Mesopotamia through Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages to the modern world.
Inventing Reality
The Politics of News Media
Parenti, Michael
Book
1993
Parenti sets out to demonstrate how the news media distort important aspects of social and political life and why they do.
Manufacturing Consent
The Political Economy of the Mass Media
Herman, Edward S.; Chomsky, Noam
Book
1988
Contrary to the usual image of the press and cantankerous, obstinate, and ubiquitious in its search for truth, Herman and Chomsky depict how an underlying elite consensus largely structures all facets...
Uncovering the Sixties
Life and Times of the Undergound Press
Peck, Abe
Book
1985
A book about the Sixties and how they were recorded by radical participants. It traces how movements and communities convinced that their news did not fit into the agenda of mainstream media covered t...


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