War 

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Gunter Schmidt

Gunter Schmidt, painter, Germany: I always wished, war was finally dead

Video on YouTube channel Refuse to Kill

(15.05.2020) I have never personally experienced war. I am grateful for this fact under the star of grace and luck and a high degree of liberal political culture in Germany and Europe I have never experienced war, but it lives through me, it definitely outrages me, even where I encounter it indirectly. I am Gunter Schmidt. I am also a painter. Pictures tell me something. Sometimes I take up pictures, transform them artistically and give them my language.

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Emanuel Matondo

Emanuel Matondo, Angola/Germany: #I knew that war is a crime and then I refused the military service

Video on YouTube channel Refuse to Kill

(15.05.2020) I know a lot about war. In my country of origin, Angola, as a young man in the 90s during the civil war we were misused as cannon fodder. Most of us were being recruited forcefully and sent to the front line.

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Marcela Paz and Rocio Elizabeth

Marcela Paz and Rocio Elizabeth, Chile: For a world without war, without borders, without violence

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(15.05.2020) Marcela Paz of the Antimilitarist Network of Latin America and the Caribbean (Red Antimilitarista de América Latina y el Caribe, RAMALC) and Rocio Elizabeth, conscientious objector, both from Chile, give a short statement to the International Day of Conscientious Objection: “Because we want a world without war, without borders and without violence, a greeting today to all the conscientious objectors in the world”

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Lewis M. Randa

Lewis M. Randa, U.S.: Conscientious objection is a code word for love, for sanity, for being human

Video on YouTube channel Refuse to Kill

(15.05.2020) My name is Lewis M. Randa. I live outside of Boston and I’m a conscientious objector. As I approach the 50th anniversary of my discharge from the military during the Vietnam war in 1971 I realized how profoundly instrumental the conscientious objection has been in the course of my life. Say No to war and violence has been so foundational to my thinking

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