Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-196) and index.
1. Introduction: conceptualizing courage and resistance in a mired human rights context -- 2. Historicizing and contextualizing the place: three historic junctures -- 3. From fear and intimidation to game-changing activism -- 4. "Fed up" with militarization and murders, via social media -- 5. Towards transnational solidarity: contesting the border narrative in a U.S. Congressional race, tribunals, and faith-based activism -- 5. South-to-north solidarity: Sicilia and peace and justice movements at the border -- 7. Conclusion: reflections on the possibilities of post-conflict peace and justice.