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Ukraine: In the new cold war, we have no future

(29.07.2021) As Ukraine became a battlefield of the new cold war between United States and Russia, our peaceful life was torn apart by militant domestic nationalism and both competing aggressive imperialisms. We should get out from a dead corner of permanent war, economic and democratic decline, but it is not easy to pursue hopeful future.

Chris Lombardi

U.S.: ‘I Ain’t Marching Anymore’

Chronicles 260 years of war resistance and conscientious objection

(19.12.2020) From the American Revolution through the Global War on Terror, author Chris Lombardi tells the inspiring stories of people who refused to kill.

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Join the Webinar: Conscientious objection in Turkey

Sa., November 21, 2020, 2pm UTC (3pm CET, 5pm Turkish Time)

This autumn the Conscientious Objection Association (Vicdani Ret Derneği) in Istanbul has launched a new project. The association would like to start a campaign and lobby work to gather international support for pushing the human right to conscientious objection in Turkey. The project also includes research and documentation of the particularly difficult situation of draft evaders and conscientious objectors (COs).

We invite you to participate in a webinar where we will discuss:

  • The general situation of conscientious objectors in Turkey today,
  • The project of the Conscientious Objection Association,
  • How to develop and strengthen the campaign for COs.
Please register here (no later than 19th November): https://wri-irg.org/en/story/2020/registration-form-conscientious-objec…

Women refusing militarization in South America

No more bodies for war

(05.09.2020) Countries from South America have been historically arbitrated by perpetuation of repressive actions from Government as torture, chasing, disappearance, among others; with the objective of keeping control on society, through surveillance and meddling from military statements at the society, as we watched at its moment with ‘Operation Condor’ in midst 70s and 80s. As a result, the civilian population has become aware of resistance processes, where women, from their voice and actions, have been a fundamental part in activities.