Julia Bacha Says: Pay Attention To Nonviolence

Julia Bacha

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.

The summary here is that Palestine is learning the power of non-violence protest, as taught by the masters Ghandi and Martin Luther King.

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