Conscientious Objection 

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Nicosia, Cyprus: Conscientious objectors in a divided city

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(27.11.2019) It is 45 years since Turkey and Greece came to blows in Cyprus, and the island remains physically and politically divided - not least by a wall that cuts through the capital, Nicosia. But a new generation of conscientious objectors are risking prison – and the scorn of their elders – by refusing to take up arms against each other.

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Furkan Çelik

Turkey: Conscientious objector indicted for "alienating the people from the army"

(06.11.2019) Furkan Çelik, Mitglied des Vereins für Kriegsdienstverweigerung (Vicdani Ret Derneği), wurde von der Istanbuler Staatsanwaltschaft wegen „Distanzierung des Volkes vom Militär angeklagt. Die Anklage gegen den Kriegsdienstverweigerer bezieht sich auf den Twitter-Account des Vereins.

Türkiye: İşgalin neferi olmayın!

(23.10.2019) Türk Cumhurbaşkanı Recep Tayyip Erdoğan 9 Ekim Çarşamba günü Kuzey Suriye’ye yönelik bir işgal harekatı başlattı. Vicdani retçiler ve savaş karşıtları olarak işgal harekatına karşıyız. İşgal son bulsun ve barış olsun! Reddet, Diren, Hayır de, ASKERE GİTME!

Turkey: Don’t be a soldier of the invasion!

(23.10.2019) On October 9th, Wednesday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan launched an invasion into northern Syria. As conscientious objectors and war resisters, we are against the invasion of northern Syria. End the occupation and make peace! Refuse, resist, say no, DO NOT BE A SOLDIER!