On 20 July, an attack against civilians in the southern Turkish town of Suruç killed dozens of people. Conscientious objectors Alper Sapan and Polen Ünlü were amongst those killed. WRI affiliate Vicdani Ret Derneği have released a statement that includes Polen and Alper's CO declarations, which we quote here:
In October, WRI and South Korean affiliate World Without War will host an international seminar focused on resisting war profiteering. 'Stopping the War Business' will bring activists together who are resisting war profiteering in a wide variety of contexts – from the militarisation of police, to the arms trade, to extractive industry and profiteering from occupation. There is still time to register for the seminar, which will also take place alongside a WRI council meeting.
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WRI's affiliate in the state of Spain - Alternativa Antimilitarista.MOC - are holding their summer gathering from 29th July to 2nd August, in Barcelona. The camp will include debates and workshops – more information is available here: http://www.sinkuartel.org/es/noticias/antimilitarismo/800-alternativa-antimilitarista-moc-encuentro-de-verano-2015.html
At the same time, Peace News are holding their own summer camp in the UK. The 'low impact, high participation' camp is being held at the Crabapple Community near Shrewsbury, from 30 July to 3rd August: More information is available here: http://peacenewscamp.info/