Today is Prisoners for Peace day

Prisoners for Peace day poster from South Korea
Prisoners for Peace day poster from South Korea. Credit: World Without War

Today is Prisoners for Peace Day, when War Resisters' International and our members remember those imprisoned for their work for peace, and write to them in jail. Please join us!

Write to peace activists in prison: download the list in English, French, German or Spanish.

Action ideas

  • Please set aside time today to write to those imprisoned for their peace work, and get your friends, peace group, student, faith or community group to organise a card-writing session;
  • Get postcards made up, leaving space for individual messages of support, and set up a street stall around Prisoners for Peace day;
  • Use #PfPday17 on social media to invite others to write to those in jail.

It makes a big difference to those who are detained. Check out this blog post by conscientious objector Visa Savolainen, who was under house detention on Prisoners for Peace day 2015.

For the most up to date Prisoners for Peace list go to, our permanent list of those in jail.

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