Two years after the start of the war: PRO ASYL and Connection e.V. criticise asylum rejections of Russian refusers
(21.02.2024) Two years after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the German Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) continues to reject Russian refusers and obliges them to return to Russia. Connection e.V. and PRO ASYL are alarmed by the BAMF’s reasoning, which ignores the risk for Russian refusers of being recruited in a war that violates international law.
ECJ judgement shows: Thousands of Syrian objectors were wrongly denied asylum follow-up applications
(08.02.2024) A judgment of the Court of Justice which significantly adds to the likelihood of an asylum seeker qualifying as a beneficiary of refugee status or subsidiary protection justifies his or her subsequent application being examined on the merits and cannot be rejected as inadmissible. Member States may authorise their courts or tribunals, where they annul a decision which rejected the subsequent application as inadmissible, to rule themselves on that application and, where appropriate, grant it.
#ObjectWarCampaign – New material – Nuevo material – Nuovo materiale
(06.02.2024) Dear campaigners,
In a few weeks it will be the anniversary of the start of the war in Ukraine. Many actions are being prepared for that day, calling to end the war. We have prepared thematic material that you can also use at the actions to raise awareness about the #ObjectWarCampaign and show solidarity to those who are objecting war.
Peace society calls for permanent residence status for Ukrainians in Germany
(29.12.2023) Schulze von Glaßer. The DFG-VK, which has looked after conscientious objectors in Germany for decades, is particularly concerned that the German government has currently only granted protection status to Ukrainians who have fled to Germany until March 2025. This is because there is no end to the war in sight.