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After 120 days in prison Shahar and Evyatar finally have been released

As reported by Mesarvot and the Refuser Solidarity Network, in mid-February, Shahar Schwartz and Evyatar Moshe Rubin were released after 120 days in prison and received an exception to military service. However, the refuser Nave Shabtay Levin (19 y/o) is still incarcerated, after being sentenced to an additional 45 days in prison.

Members of WRI take action at the ADEX arms fair in Korea, 2015

War Resisters' International begins building an Asia Peace Network

In late 2022, WRI launched an initiative to develop a regional network of peace workers, pacifists and antimilitarists in Asia.

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Webinar: Conscientious Objection in Times of War: Eritrea

The webinar series “Conscientious Objection to military service in times of war” continues with a new session focusing on Eritrea and the war in Tigray. The third webinar will take place on March 23rd at 4pm Geneva time and will host campaigners of the Eritrean Movement for Democracy and Human Rights and Surbana – Voice of Eritrean Refugees.

Poster for the statement in support of conscientious objector Vitaly Alekseenko

Ukraine: Vitaly Alkeseenko is a prisoner of conscience and should be released immediately and unconditionally

EBCO and WRI call on the Ukrainian Government to release conscientious objector Vitaly Alekseenko immediately and unconditionally.