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Human Rights Groups urged the UK military to stop recruiting under 18s

An open letter signed by a coalition of human rights groups, including Child Rights International Network, Amnesty International UK and Human Rights Watch, urged the defence Ministry to stop recruiting children aged under 18.

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New WRI Telegram channel

The WRI office has recently started a new broadcast channel on the Telegram app, offering our supporters another way of staying in touch with our work. We'll use the channel to share news and updates about our various campaigns and projects, direct to your phone.

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Faroes islanders protest new NATO radar station

The resistance to a new NATO radar base on Sornfelli mountain, on the Faroe Islands, is growing.

Refuse to Kill Youtube Channel

Available now: Presentations from the Webinar Series Campaigning for Conscientious Objection to Military Service

In February, War Resisters’ International, Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO) and International Fellowship for Reconciliation (IFOR) started a new webinar series on campaigning for conscientious to military service. The webinars included presentations from activists and experts from different countries. They also included some case studies and testimonies from CO's around the world. The presentations (in English, Spanish and some in Turkish) are now available on the Refuse to Kill Youtube Channel.