Civil disobedience or Civil Resistance is the active, professed refusal to obey certain laws, demands, and commands of a government, or of an occupying international power. It is a form of non-violent protest that breaks the law, usually civil law. Civil disobedience is one of the many ways people have rebelled against what they deem to be unfair laws.
Famous entities/events using Civil disobedience :
Anti-Colonialism[edit | edit source]
- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
- Boston Tea Party
USA Civil Rights movement[edit | edit source]
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Hacktivism[edit | edit source]
In the digital age civil disobedience has taken a new turn: Hacking
- Peoples Liberation Front
- Anonymous is a group initiating active Civil disobedience and spread through the Internet while staying hidden, originating in 2003 on the imageboard 4chan
- Naija Cyber Hactivists