Global Civil Society Urges to Stop Saber-Rattling over Ukraine
Negotiate Sustainable Peace!
(11.01.2022) The escalation toward major war in Ukraine is unnecessary, and both West and East share equal responsibility to avoid it. If global leaders fail to negotiate sustainable peace in good faith instead of blame game and violent settlement of their power dispute on the local battlefield in Ukraine, they will be held accountable via nonviolent means by the people of Earth.
(29.07.2021) As Ukraine became a battlefield of the new cold war between United States and Russia, our peaceful life was torn apart by militant domestic nationalism and both competing aggressive imperialisms. We should get out from a dead corner of permanent war, economic and democratic decline, but it is not easy to pursue hopeful future.
Join the Webinar: Conscientious objection in Turkey
Sa., November 21, 2020, 2pm UTC (3pm CET, 5pm Turkish Time)
This autumn the Conscientious Objection Association (Vicdani Ret Derneği) in Istanbul has launched a new project. The association would like to start a campaign and lobby work to gather international support for pushing the human right to conscientious objection in Turkey. The project also includes research and documentation of the particularly difficult situation of draft evaders and conscientious objectors (COs).
We invite you to participate in a webinar where we will discuss:
The general situation of conscientious objectors in Turkey today,
The project of the Conscientious Objection Association,
How to develop and strengthen the campaign for COs.