15 May 2004: International Conscientious Objectors' Day: Chile and Latin America

International Conscientious Objectors' Day 2004 focuses on conscientious objection in Chile and Latin America. Jointly with Ni Casco Ni Uniforme War Resisters' International is organising an international seminar and nonviolent action training in Santiago, culminating in an international nonviolent action on 15 May - International Conscientious Objectors' Day.

The activities will start with an international seminar “Social Militarisation in Latin America: Experiences of Resistance to the New World Order” at the Universidad Bolivariana in Santiago, Chile, on 10/11 May 2004.

The nonviolent action training then follows from 12-14 May, at a venue close to Santiago. There, the action for 15 May will be developed.

For information, please contact War Resisters' International, 5 Caledonian Rd, London N1 9DX, email andreas@wri-irg.org, wri-irg.org/news/2004/icod04-en.htm.

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