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Israel: Anti-war activists disrupt Israeli weapons conference

Police officers in Israel intervened in a protest outside the International Air Conference, after activists unfurled banners reading “War Starts Here!” in English and Hebrew. The conference was focussing on the purchase of 33 F-35 fighter jets by the Israeli military.

Kai Hen

Country:
  • Israel
Activist type:
  • Conscientious objector
Status:
  • Declared objector


Omri Baranes

Activist:
Start of detention:
  • 4 May 2016
End of detention:
  • 31 May 2016
Country:
  • Israel

Release conscientious objectors Omri Baranes and Tair Kaminer

Country:
  • Israel
Not sent after:
  • 2 Jun 2016
  • Use this form to send the letter below to the relevant authority (Minister of Defence Moshe Ya`alon). You can add your own notes in a separate box after the standard text, if you wish. You must include a name, address, and email address; a copy will be sent to you with a cc to the WRI office (so we have a record of how many email letters have been sent out for this particular case).

Release conscientious objectors Omri Baranes and Tair Kaminer

Dear Moshe Ya'alon,

Omri Baranes and Tair Kaminer have been imprisoned for their refusal to join the Israeli military.

Omri Baranes and Tair Kaminer refuse to enlist in the Israeli Army based on beliefs and conscience. They claim their human right to conscientious objection, as guaranteed by Article 18 of the ICCPR. In a decision from January 2007, the United Nations Human Rights Committee recognised the right to conscientious objection as a legitimate exercise of the right to freedom of thought, conscience, and religion, as guaranteed by Article 18 ICCPR.

ISRAEL: Refusers Omri Baranes and Tair Kaminer imprisoned

Country:
  • Israel
Alert:

Omri Baranes - Photo by Edo RamonOmri Baranes - Photo by Edo RamonConsicentious objectors Omri Baranes and Tair Kaminer have been imprisoned again in Israel.

Send a protest email to the Israeli authorities here.

Tair Kaminer

Activist:
Start of detention:
  • 27 Mar 2016
End of detention:
  • 15 Apr 2016
Country:
  • Israel
Description:
  • Fourth detention for refusing military service.

This land does not belong to us

"This land does not belong to us. We belong to this land". This quote is from an interview with Hadassah Froman, in relation to her late husband – Rabbi Menachem Froman of the settlement1 of Tekoa next to Bethlehem in the West Bank.

Release conscientious objectors Aiden Katri and Tair Kaminer

Country:
  • Israel
Not sent after:
  • 5 Apr 2016
  • Use this form to send the letter below to the relevant authority (Minister of Defence Moshe Ya`alon). You can add your own notes in a separate box after the standard text, if you wish. You must include a name, address, and email address; a copy will be sent to you with a cc to the WRI office (so we have a record of how many email letters have been sent out for this particular case).

Release conscientious objectors Aiden Katri and Tair Kaminer

Dear Moshe Ya'alon,

Aiden Katri and Tair Kaminer have been imprisoned for their refusal to join the Israeli military.

Aiden Katri and Tair Kaminer refuse to enlist in the Israeli Army based on beliefs and conscience. They claim their human right to conscientious objection, as guaranteed by Article 18 of the ICCPR. In a decision from January 2007, the United Nations Human Rights Committee recognised the right to conscientious objection as a legitimate exercise of the right to freedom of thought, conscience, and religion, as guaranteed by Article 18 ICCPR.

ISRAEL: Conscientious objectors Aiden Katri and Tair Kaminer imprisoned

Country:
  • Israel
Alert:

Refusers Aiden Katri and Tair Kaminer have been imprisoned in Israel.

Send a protest email to the Israeli authorities here.

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