Conscientious Objection

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Conscientious objector: Connexipedia Article
An individual who, on religious, moral or ethical grounds, refuses to participate as a combatant in war.
Israeli refusers follow South African footsteps in the struggle against apartheid
Vardi, Sahar
Shministim are conscientious objectors. We are Israeli high-school graduates who refuse conscription into the military, and are repeatedly imprisoned as a result. We will not take part of the occupati...
A Military Resister and Conscientious Objector: Against The Current vol. 116
Finkel, David
ATC Interviews Camilo Mejia. Sgt. Camilo Mejia, the first active-duty U.S. military resister to be imprisoned for refusing re-deployment to Iraq, spoke at a Detroit antiwar rally Friday, March 18, the...
The New Refugees: American Voices in Canada
Christy, Jim
Stories of 18 "new refugees" who came in Canada to escape the U.S. war against Vietnam.
Resister: A Story of Protest and Prison during the Vietnam War
Dancis, Bruce
An insider's account of the antiwar and student protest movements of the sixties and a look at the prison experiences of Vietnam-era draft resisters.
Revolutionary Nonviolence: Essays by Dave Dellinger
Dellinger, Dave
Dellinger says that "those of us who oppose the violence of the status quo and reject the violence of armed revolt and class hatred bear a heavy responsibility to struggle existentially to provdew non...
The Sixties: Years of Hope, Days of Rage
Gitlin, Todd
One of the best books on the Sixties in the U.S., bringing to life the political and cultural currents, including especially the music, which raged during that decade, and setting them in historical c...
The State of the World Atlas
Kidron, Michael
Twentieth Century Pacifism
Brock, Peter
The U.S. Military Under Stress: Against The Current vol. 112
Ensign, Todd
John Kerry's campaign tome should dispel any illusion that he has any significant differences with George Bush on the aggressive use of the U.S. military to defend the empire.

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Connexions Archive & Library
The Connexions Archive & Library is Toronto-based project dedicated to keeping alive the rich history of grassroots movements for social justice. Connexions preserves 'alternative' histories that r...
New Profile
A movement for the civil-ization of Israeli society. We, a group of feminist women and men, are convinced that we need not live in a soldiers' state. Today, Israel is capable of a determined peace po...
Refuser Solidarity Network
Supports Israelis who refuse to serve in the Occupation. The Refuser Solidarity Network (RSN) was formed to provide support for the growing Refuser Movement in Israel. The initial impetus for the e...
War Resisters Support Campaign
A coalition of community, faith and labour groups organized to support U.S. soldiers seeking asylum to escape participation in the war in Iraq. Action includes campaigning, material support and the pr...

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50 Young Israelis Send a Letter to Netanyahu: "We Refuse to Serve in the Occupation Army"
Sources News Release
We, the undersigned, intend to refuse to serve in the army and the main reason for this refusal is our opposition to the military occupation of Palestinian territories.

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Refuser Solidarity Network
Supports Israelis who refuse to serve in the Occupation.