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Israel: Updates to Noam Gur, Armo Naffa and catching deserters

(17.05.2012) This time we have a couple of brief updates to Noam Gur, Armo Naffa and that IDF is searching for refusers.

Israel: Conscientious objector Noam Gur sentenced to a second prison term

(06.05.2012) On Sunday the 29th of April, Noam Gur, was sentenced for additional 10 days in prison for her refusal to enlist. This is her second consecutive prison term. She is held in military prison no. 6, and is due to be released from prison on May 7th. However, she is likely to be imprisoned again soon afterwards.

Israel: Conscientious Objector Noam Gur

First Termin in Prison

(17.04.2012) Conscientious objector Noam Gur sentenced to prison for her refusal to join the Israeli Army. Noam Gur, 18 year old from, Kiryat Motzkin near Haifa, arrived yesterday morning, Monday, 16 April, to the Induction Base in Tel Hashomer, where she declared her refusal to serve in the Israeli Army as it is an occupying force. She was sentenced to 10 days of imprisonment for her refusal.

Interview with Israeli refusenik Noam Gur

"I can’t take part in these crimes"

(14.03.2012) Earlier this week, 18-year-old Israeli Noam Gur publicly announced her intention to refuse mandatory service in the Israeli army. Set to be drafted next month on 16 April, Gur stated in an open letter: “I refuse to take part in the Israeli army because I refuse to join an army that has, since it was established, been engaged in dominating another nation, in plundering and terrorizing a civilian population that is under its control”

The Electronic Intifada contributor Jillian Kestler-D’Amours spoke with Gur about what influenced her decision to refuse military service, what the response has been so far and what she wants other young Israelis to know about the realities of serving in the Israeli army.