Asylum 

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An Overview

In this section you will find all articles with the following keywords: »Asylum«, »CO and Asylum«, and »International Resolutions«.

Daniel Rezene

Daniel Rezene, Eritrea/Switzerland: Recognize conscientious objection as a ground for asylum

Video on YouTube channel Refuse to Kill

(15.05.2020) My message today is a message of support and appreciation to the campaign by Connection e.V. and War Resisters’ International in relation to the International Day of Conscientious Objection which is coming at May 15. I recognize that there are many people around the world fleeing their country of origin because of their objection to coercive military conscription and I emphasize on the need to recognize conscientious objection as a valid ground for asylum protection.

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Celebrating the International Day of Conscientious Objection 2020

A colourful video collection to May 15 is online now !

(15.05.2020) Today, on May 15, the International Day of Conscientious Objection, Connection e.V. and War Resisters’ International present numerous video clips from all over the world on our YouTube channel Refuse to Kill. “We received contributions from many countries that deal with varied aspects of conscientious objection, from North and South America, from Asia, from Africa, and from Europe”, says  Rudi Friedrich from Connection e.V. “It is a clear commitment against war and participation in war.”

Helen Kidan

Helen Kidan, Eritrea/United Kingdom: People are fleeing indefinite military service in Eritrea

Video on YouTube channel Refuse to Kill

(15.05.2020) Helen Kidan from the Eritrean Movement for Democracy and Human Rights (EMDHR) describes the situation in Eritrea where people from ages of 18 to 40 are forcibly conscripted into the military and have no right to object.

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May 15, 2020: On the square Hauptwache in Frankfurt

Frankfurt: Performance Conscientious Objectors and Deserers Need Asylum!

(15.05.2020) Today activists of Pro Asyl, Connection e.V. an German Peace Society (DFG-VK) showed up in Frankfurt on the square Hauptwache. Because of the Corona pandemie the number of participants was restricted to 25. In a performance 49 boxes were built up to show a picture with the main slogan: Conscientious Objectors and Deserters Need Asylum!