International CO day

Upcoming events: Deserters' Festival in Moscow // International Conscientious Objectors' Day // WRI Seminar 2005 in South Korea // Housmans Peace Diary 2005 available

Deserters' Festival in Moscow

Autonomous Action, a Russian anarchist and antimilitarist network, is organising a "deserters festival" in Moscow from 20-27 February.

Upcoming War Resisters' International events

15 May 2005: International Conscientious Objectors' Day

Focus: conscientious objection in Greece. WRI and the Greek Association of COs are organising an international seminar, nonviolence training, and action in Thessaloniki from 9-15 May 2005. Contact WRI for more information.

Upcoming events: International Conscientious Objectors Day // WRI Seminar 2005 in South Korea // Housmans Peace Diary 2005 available

15 May 2005: International Conscientious Objectors Day

Focus: conscientious objection in Greece. WRI and the Greek Association of COs are organising an international seminar, nonviolence training, and action in Thessaloniki from 9-15 May 2005. Contact WRI for more information.

WRI Seminar 2005 in South Korea

In cooperation with several partner organisations from South Korea, War Resisters' International is preparing for its 2005 seminar and Council meeting, which will take place in or close to Seoul in June 2005.

Upcoming events: 1 December - Prisoners for Peace Day // International Conscientious Objectors Day // WRI Seminar 2005 in South Korea // Housmans Peace Diary 2005 available

1 December - Prisoners for Peace Day

This year's focus: conscientious objection in Finland

The special edition of WRI's The Broken Rifle, incorporating the annual Prisoners for Peace Honour Roll, is available online in English, German, French, and Spanish. Please contact the WRI Office if you require print copies, or feel free to download the material from our website, and make your own copies.

In Chile, Latin America and the whole world: INSUMISIÓN

From Peace News Jun-Aug 2004

For the third time, War Resisters' International organised an international training and action for International Conscientious Objectors' Day. After the Balkans and Israel, the focus of this years' activities was Chile and Latin America - with the central activities taking place in Santiago de Chile. Andreas Speck, WRI's CO Campaigning Worker reports from Santiago.

Supreme Court Full Bench Decision on Conscientious Objection

This is a summarised version of the Supreme Court Decision. Here you can see the full version

2004Do2965 Delivered on July 15, 2004*

Violation of the Military Service Act

Main Issues

[1] The meaning of a "justifiable cause" under Article 88(1) of the Military Service Act, a punishment provision for evasion of enlistment
[2] The scope of protection and the nature of the freedom of conscience under Article 19 of the Constitution

Chile and Latin America International Seminar

"Social Militarisation in Latin America: experiences of resistance to the New World Order"
and International nonviolent action training

War Resisters' International
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Ni Casco Ni Uniforme
Rob

Editorial

The focus of this year's International Conscientious Objectors' Day is a country - Chile - but also Latin America in general.

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