Nonviolent Action Method #2: Letters of Opposition or Support

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In April 2012, Palestinians gave a letter setting out their grievances to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

(You can read more about the different methods of nonviolent protest in Gene Sharp’s book The Politics of Nonviolent Action. Access CSA’s catalogue of Sharp’s methods here, or download the full list of 198 methods here.)

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Nonviolent Action Method #11: Records, Radio and Television

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During the 2012 elections in Mexico, many youth felt that Enrique Peña Nieto, the eventual winner, was given an unfair advantage by the television monopolies of TVAzteca and Televisa. So they took to the Internet, using Youtube and other websites as means of communicating their dissent.

Nonviolent Action Method #4: Signed Public Statements

From Gene Sharp

In December 2011 in Saudi Arabia, 100 wives of Saudi political prisoners signed a document protesting a ban on protests.

(You can read more about the different methods of nonviolent protest in Gene Sharp’s book The Politics of Nonviolent Action.