Theatre of the Oppressed (TO) in Sri Lanka

Two members of the No More War team had the pleasure of conducting a training of TO in Sri Lanka this August, supported by CCIVS and its Raising Peace campaign (http://raisingpeace2014.wordpress.com/tag/ccivs/). The training aimed at empowering the participants to use TO in their work and other contexts. The participants were purely locals already working with […]


Lech Wałęsa strikes again. ‘Exclusionary solidarity’: LGBTIAPQ* rights and silencing over Sochi.

Whilst exaggeration of realities and the hypocrisy of individuals and governments has been unhelpful in the condemnation of Russia’s ‘gay propaganda’ law, the Olympic games is playing host to ever–familiar silencing techniques. What is more, they are being deployed in the name of ‘peace, solidarity and dialogue’, contradictory appeals to emotion and cultural compartmentalisation. Poland’s […]