India’s government ordered up strong anti-corruption legislation on Saturday after a 73-year-old activist went on a four-day hunger strike and inspired a nationwide protest movement against graft.
I know this is a month old, but since nonviolence has been a major theme on this blog in recent weeks, I thought I would post it since most people would not have had a chance to hear about it.
In India, 73-year-old Anna Hazare began a hunger strike aimed at seeing government anti-corruption legislation passed. more details can be found below:
Hazare’s campaign has garnered support from all over India and the world:
Posted on May 4, 2011, in Advocacy, Conflict and Nonviolence, Current Events, Politics and tagged Anna Hazare, Anti-Corruption, Corruption, Hunger Strike, India, Nonviolence, Political Grafting. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.