About

If you want to know something about me, you can read it on my personal website: Robert J. Burrowes

I have included a video of me being interviewed about the Gulf Peace Team in 1991 and several photos of me involved in nonviolent actions below. There are brief explanations of these campaigns on my personal website.

If you want help to understand and apply the nonviolent strategy described here, you are welcome to contact me:
“Robert J. Burrowes” <flametree@riseup.net>

Acknowledgments:

Apart from those individuals acknowledged in the text, I would like to sincerely thank Beryl and James Burrowes, Anita McKone, Anahata Giri, Anthony Kelly, Dianna Rivers, Fiona McDonald, Dr. Katharina Bitzker, Kathy Kelly, Kelvin Davies, Rev. Neville Watson, Norm Keegel, Tracy Myal and several other unknown individuals for their financial support, photographs, videos, supplying and/or typing case studies, or commenting on the website. Their vital contributions to its presentation are deeply appreciated.

Related websites:

1. The People’s Charter to Create a Nonviolent World is designed to build a worldwide consensus against the use of violence in all contexts.
2. Why Violence? explains why human beings are violent and what we can do about it.
3. The Flame Tree Project to Save Life on Earth is a comprehensive strategy to avert human extinction.
4. Nonviolent Defense/Liberation Strategy explains nonviolent strategy to defend against a foreign invading power or a political/military coup, or to liberate your country from a dictatorship or a foreign occupation.
5. Anita McKone contains Anita McKone’s writings on the nonviolent mind and her Songs of Nonviolence.
6. Global Nonviolence Network is a worldwide list of nonviolence organizations.

Robert J. Burrowes paying 94 shovels in lieu of taxes for war at the Australian Taxation Office, 23 June 1986

Robert paying 94 shovels in lieu of taxes for war at the Australian Taxation Office, 23 June 1986

Robert J. Burrowes bowriding the nuclear warship 'USS Ingersoll', Melbourne, 12 October 1988

Robert bowriding the nuclear warship ‘USS Ingersoll’, Melbourne, 12 October 1988

Robert J. Burrowes explaining nonviolent action to a journalist at the East Gippsland forest blockade, 9 January 1990. Photo: Sandy Scheltema

Robert explaining nonviolent action to a journalist at the East Gippsland forest blockade, 9 January 1990. Photo: Sandy Scheltema, ‘The Age’

Robert J. Burrowes blockading the rainforest timber ship 'Mayfair', Sydney, 19 February 1990

Robert blockading the rainforest timber ship ‘Mayfair’, Sydney, 19 February 1990. Photo: Jane Russell, ‘Daily Mirror’

Robert J. Burrowes in a Gulf Peace Team support group blockade of the Defence Centre Tower, Melbourne, 25 February 1991. Photo: Andrew De La Rue

Robert in a Gulf Peace Team support group blockade of the Defence Centre Tower, Melbourne, 25 February 1991. Photo: Andrew De La Rue

Source of this document: https://nonviolentstrategy.wordpress.com/about/