Antimilitarism 

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Turkey: Against The Motion, Against The War!

(08.10.2019) We are not surprised at all that’s happening. We are not surprised that the politicians allegedly say “peace” on the one hand, and support warmongering on the other hand; that the first agenda of Parliament on the day it opens, October 1, is this missive; that war and violence are spoken and discussed as the only solutions.

Graffiti of Halil Karapaşaoğlu by CRS

Halil Karapaşaoğlu

Poetry, War and Resistance in Cyprus

(08.01.2019) All over the world, independent artists and journalists are being harassed, insulted, jailed and even murdered for doing their job, speaking truth to power. While occasionally one of these men or women becomes a cause célèbre in the global media, so many more slip under our collective radar in the daily onslaught of news we endure each day. One such case is that of Halil Karapaşaoğlu, a poet and activist in Cyprus.

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Human Rights Association and Human Rights Foundation Turkey

Turkey: War Kills! No to War! We Want Peace!

Human Rights Association and Human Rights Foundation Turkey to the war in Afrin

(21.01.2018) The statements of the Turkish political authority regarding military intervention into Afrin in Syrian lands turned into a hot war on 20 January 2018. The air operation to Afrin was launched subsequent to the statements of the President of the Republic and then of General Staff. Additionally, it is understood from the images of the press that the ground assault was also launched together with the participation of the so-called Free Syrian Army (FSA) consisted of nondescript paramilitary groups which were transported into Syrian lands through Turkey.

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63 Israeli youth in a letter to the Prime Minister

The Shministiot Letter 2017

(27.12.2017) "We will refuse to enlist and serve in the army out of a commitment to the values of peace, justice and equality, knowing another reality is possible and attainable together.”

"We call upon girls our age to ask themselves: does military service actually works for this reality?"