International Support of Conscientious Objectors and Deserters
Kibris’ta Vicdani ret Akdeniz Konferansi
(10.02.2014) Birinci Vicdani Ret Akdeniz konfreransi 1 ocak ve 3 subat 2014 tarihleri arasinda Kibris'ta gerceklesmistir. Bu konferansa Yunanistan, Kibris, Filistin, Israil, Misir ve Türkiye'den 30 un üzerinde aktivist katilmistir. Ayrica Almanya'dan, Büyük Britanya'dan ve Isvicre'den katilan misafirler de Konferansta yerlerini almislardir.
Mediterranean Conference on Conscientious Objection in Cyprus
(10.02.2014) The first ever Mediterranean Conference on Conscientious Objection took place in Cyprus from 31 January to 3 February 2014. Over 30 activists from Greece, Cyprus, Israel, Palestine, Egypt and Turkey were able to particpate. The group was complemented with other guests from Germany, the United Kingdom and Switzerland. Rudi Friedrich reports.
Israel: Second Prison Term for Conscientious Objector Ajuad Zidan
(27.12.2010) Conscientious objector Ajuad Zidan, 18, from the town of Beit Jann, a Palestinian member of the Druze religious community, was sentenced to 20 days of imprisonment on 14 Dec for his refusal to enlist in the Israeli military. This is his second term in prison (he was earlier sentenced to 10 days in prison on 30 Nov., although he was released a few days early following the evacuation of Military Prison no. 6 during the fire on Mt. Carmel earlier this month). He is currently held in Military Prison no. 4.