Israel: Conscientious objector Mattan Helman imprisoned for the second time

Mattan Helman. Photo: Ido Ramon

Conscientious objector Mattan Helman in Israel has been imprisoned for a second time for his refusal to be conscripted.

Mattan, 20, from Kibbutz Haogen, is in Military Prison 6, in jail this time for 20 days.

To support Mattan with your protest emails, click here.

Just before his first imprisonment Mattan wrote:

"I know I'll remember this day all my life. I will remember it not for being imprisoned, but for being the day in which I mark my freedom".

As well as writing to the Israeli authorities with your objections, please send messages of support to Mattan via the form here.

You can also write to Israel's embassies abroad. Find a list of these here.

Thanks, from War Resisters' International.