Israel: Conscientious Objector Noam Gur

First Termin in Prison

by New Profile

(17.04.2012) Conscientious objector Noam Gur sentenced to prison for her refusal to join the Israeli Army. Noam Gur, 18 year old from, Kiryat Motzkin near Haifa, arrived yesterday morning, Monday, 16 April, to the Induction Base in Tel Hashomer, where she declared her refusal to serve in the Israeli Army as it is an occupying force. She was sentenced to 10 days of imprisonment for her refusal.

In her refusal declaration Noam wrote: "I refuse to join an army that has, since it was established, been engaged in dominating another nation, in plundering and terrorizing a civilian population that is under its control."

We ask you to send Letters of Support to:

Noam Gur, Military ID 6084062, Military Prison No. 6, Military Postal Code 01860, IDF, Israel, Fax: ++972-4-9540580

Since the prison authorities often block mail from reaching imprisoned objectors, we also recommend you to send them your letters of support and encouragement via eMail to: messages2prison(at) They will be printed out and delivered during visits.

Furthermore we ask you to send letters of protest on the objectors’ behalf, preferably by fax, to:

Mr. Ehud Barak, Minister of Defence, Ministry of Defence, Hakirya, Tel-Aviv 64743, Israel, eMail: or, Fax: ++972-3-6976711

New Profile: Noam Gur, First Time in Prison. eMail: April 17, 2012. Further information to Noam Gur at

Keywords:    ⇒ Conscientious Objection   ⇒ Israel   ⇒ Noam Gur   ⇒ Prosecution   ⇒ Women