Julia Bacha: Pay attention to nonviolenceSubmitted by Pieter on Sun, 09/18/2011 - 06:56
This is profound! Everyone interested in the power of nonviolence should watch.
In 2003, the Palestinian village of Budrus mounted a 10-month-long nonviolent protest to stop a barrier being built across their olive groves. Did you hear about it? Didn't think so. Brazilian filmmaker Julia Bacha asks why we only pay attention to violence in the Israel-Palestine conflict -- and not to the nonviolent leaders who may one day bring peace.