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Voices Against War (VAW) is a social media initiative of the Refuser Solidarity Network.

The problem is not a specific soldier, it is the entire army

Newsletter of the Refuser Solidarity Network (RSN)

(05.05.2024) Dear all, Mattan here. I am the executive director of Refuser Solidarity Network and an Israeli refuser. I am writing to you as I would like to let you know how actions of the U.S. government against the war, can distract from the root of the problems, the Israeli systematic oppression of the Palestinians.

A Right to Refuse to Kill in Myanmar?

(20.03.2024) In February 2024, the military regime ruling Myanmar announced that it was mobilizing a “People’s Military Service Law”. The law allows for the conscription of male citizens aged 18 to 35 and female citizens aged 18 to 27. The announcement has caused fear and loathing among the country’s 14 million young people and their families. Just three days later, the military regime established the Central Body for Summoning People’s Military Servants to oversee conscription, of at least 60,000 young people per year (See this ISP report for a further analysis of the new conscription law). The conscription process will reportedly be launched after the Burmese New Year in mid-April, but there are some reports that roundups of young men have already begun.

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Sofia Orr. Photo: Oren Ziv

Israeli teen jailed for draft refusal

„People say I’m naive, antisemitic, a traitor"

(26.02.2024) Sofia Orr erklärt, warum sie trotz des harten Vorgehens gegen Kriegsgegner*innen in Israel nie von ihrer Entscheidung abgewichen ist.

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Stop the war - Artyom Klyga MCO Russia two years after the start of the war against Ukraine

(23.02.2024) Artyom Klyga from the Movement of Conscientious Objection Russia gives a statement at the second anniversary of the start of the war against Ukraine.

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