#ObjectWarCampaign - Action in Frankfurt/M. 2024

Russia, Belarus, Ukraine: Solidarity with all those who object the war

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Oral statement given at Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea

UN Human Rights Council, 56th Session

(20.06.2024) On the occasion of the 56th session of the UN Human Rights Council currently running in Geneva, Connection e.V. collaborated with War Resisters International drafting a statement on the current situation of human rights in Eritrea.

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Ukraine: Stop the criminalization of peace and human rights speech and the prosecution of Yurii Sheliazhenko

Pacifism is not a crime

(07.06.2024) The undersigned organizations express their deep disappointment and grave concerns about the continuing harassment of peace activists and conscientious objectors, including the obviously arbitrary prosecution of Yurii Sheliazhenko, Executive Secretary of the Ukrainian Pacifist Movement and EBCO Board member, whose trial is set on 11 June 2024 at 14:15 Kyiv time, in the Pecherskyi District Court of Kyiv City (case No 757/16536/24-k, judge Oleg Bilotserkivets) and could result in jail sentence up to five years.

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May 31, 2024 in Bremen. Photo: Chul Gyun Yoo

Bremen International Peace Prize for Connection e.V.

Please donate to support conscientious objectors, deserters and war resisters

(19.06.2024) A few days ago, Connection e.V. was awarded the Bremen International Peace Prize, a prize awarded by the foundation die schwelle in the Bremen Town Hall in Germany. We feel honored to receive this Peace Prize and understand it as an award for our international work supporting conscientious objectors to military service and deserters. We dedicate this prize to everyone who objects to war. Help us to continue this important work. Donate to the #ObjectWarCampaign. You can easily make an online donation. Thanks a lot.

Actions and Events

Fr., June 28 in Frankfurt: "Every decision not to join the military is political"

Lecture with the Israelian conscientious objector Or

Fr., June 28, 2024, in 60314 Frankfurt/M.

7pm at the headquarters of Medico International Lindleystr. 15

In every war, there are people who resist. Israeli conscientious objector Or will give us a first-hand account of the situation in Israel/Palestine in the aftermath of October 7th, and explain how militarization is connected to different struggles such as the resistance against Israel’s war in the Gaza Strip and the occupation of the West Bank.

The event is organized by Rheinmetall Entwaffnen Rheinmain and Connection e.V. in cooperation with DFG-VK Frankfurt am Main.