Civil Disobedience

Civil disobedience encompasses the active refusal to obey certain laws, demands and commands of a government or of an occupying power without resorting to physical violence. It could be said that it is compassion in the form of respectful disagreement.

Govt Threatens Tar Sands Activists with Anti-Terror Laws

  • Posted on: 20 October 2009
  • By: rick

by Chris Arsenault

VANCOUVER - The provincial
government in Alberta, Canada is threatening to unleash its
counterterrorism plan if activists continue using civil disobedience to
protest the tar sands, Canada's fastest source of greenhouse gas
emissions.

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