(12.05.2021) Vicdani Ret Bülteni’nin ikinci sayısında, 2021’in Mart ve Nisan ayında derneğimizin açıklamalarını, derneğimize yapılan bilgi edinme başvurularına dair bilgileri, vicdani retçilerin yaşadıkları hak ihlallerinin iki aylık güncel verilerini, VR-DER tarafından takip edilen dosyalara ilişkin detayları ve Ocak-Şubat ayında yapılan yeni vicdani ret açıklamalarını bulabilirsiniz.
(12.05.2021) In the third issue of the Conscientious Objection Bulletin, you may find informations about the applications that we’ve received in March and April of 2021, the two-month up-to-date information on the violations of rights experienced by conscientious objectors, up-to-date information on the legal cases followed by VR-DER (Conscientious Objection Association), and the conscientious objection declarations made in March and in April.
Turkey: There was an arrest warrant for evasion of the military draft
Video with conscientious objector Davut Erkan
(11.05.2021) Davut Erkan is a conscientious objector and lawyer in Turkey. In this video he describes in detail how civilian death, the constant police checks, the ever-present threat of recruitment affect his work and everyday life. The video has been made by Association for Conscientious Objection (Istanbul) and published to the International Day of Conscientious Objection, May 15, 2021.
(09.05.2021) Beran Mehmet İşçı declared his conscientious objector in Turkey 2018 and fled to Germany. In this video he tells about his reasons for refusing the military service and to leave Turkey as well as about his experiences as asylum seeker. The video has been published to the International Day of Conscientious Objection, May 15, 2021.