Israel: Today is my enlistment day to the military
I am going to refuse enlistment
(15.08.2022) When I was 10 years old, during the Gaza war in 2014, I was home alone when I heard the missile alarm. It wasn’t the first time I experienced it in my life but it was the first time I was alone. I live in an old house that doesn’t have a shelter so I sat in the hallway and waited for the alarm to stop. It was the scariest moment of my life. Fortunately for me, I live in central Israel, and wasn’t in real danger, but as a child all I felt was great fear.
South Korea: Petition on Mandatory Military Duty for Women
(14.05.2021) A petition filed on the National Assembly website demanding that the country’s mandatory military duty also apply to women will be reviewed by parliamentary committees after it was signed by 100-thousand people.
(05.09.2020) Countries from South America have been historically arbitrated by perpetuation of repressive actions from Government as torture, chasing, disappearance, among others; with the objective of keeping control on society, through surveillance and meddling from military statements at the society, as we watched at its moment with ‘Operation Condor’ in midst 70s and 80s. As a result, the civilian population has become aware of resistance processes, where women, from their voice and actions, have been a fundamental part in activities.
Marcela Paz and Rocio Elizabeth, Chile: For a world without war, without borders, without violence
Video on YouTube channel Refuse to Kill
(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”