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Turkey: Conscientious Objection Bulletin

May - July 2021

(29.12.2021) In the sixth issue of the Conscientious Objection Bulletin, you may find informations about the applications that we’ve received in October to December of 2021, the three-months 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 at this time.

If you want to get information about the monitoring work carried out by VRDER, you can contact us on our website and social media accounts.

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Council of Europe to call on Turkey to immediately implement the ECtHR’ s rulings on conscientious objection

(05.11.2021) In response to a so-called action plan by the Turkish government, theAssociation for Conscientious Objection, based in Istanbul, Turkey,  together with a number of other organisations, submitted a statement to the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers on Wednesday to "request the Turkish government to take legislative measures without delay to recognize the right to conscientious objection to military service." (...more)

Video to staged reading »Run Soldier Run«

A collage on war, desertion, objection and ayslum

(26.10.2021) Here we show short excerpts from the staged reading »Run Soldier Run« with Rudi Friedrich and Talib Richard Vogl. With their new programme on war, desertion, refusal and asylum, they thrilled the audience at previous events. (German with English subtitles)

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Turkey: Conscientious Objection Bulletin

August - September 2021

(11.10.2021) In the fifth issue of the Conscientious Objection Bulletin, you may find informations about the applications that we’ve received in August and September 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 August and September.

If you want to get information about the monitoring work carried out by VRDER, you can contact us on our website and social media accounts.

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