Free Ukrainian Pacifist and Drop all Charges!

Free Ukrainian Pacifist and Drop all Charges!

Yurii Sheliazhenko is a prisoner of conscience, detained simply for peacefully expressing his genuine pacifist views, and should be immediately and unconditionally released and all the charges against him dropped. The Ukrainian authorities must respect the right to freedom of expression and the internationally recognized right to freedom of belief, and stop the crackdown on Yurii Sheliazhenko and the Ukrainian Pacifist Movement.

International Conscientious Objectors Day

International Conscientious Objectors Day

May 15 is International Conscientious Objectors (CO) Day! The Center on Conscience and War (CCW) invites you to join us in celebrating and honoring COs with a week of actions you can take to protect the right to conscientious objection for *all* COs – wherever...
President Biden: Stop Deporting Russian War Resisters!

President Biden: Stop Deporting Russian War Resisters!

Sign on to this letter as an organization by filling in this form.  Sign on as an individual here. Thank you! Dear President Biden, We are alarmed by the recent deportation of a Russian man seeking asylum in the US because he could not in good conscience fight in the...
Diplomacy – Not War – in Ukraine!

Diplomacy – Not War – in Ukraine!

EMERGENCY RALLY FOR DIPLOMACY ON UKRAINE-RUSSIA WAR (For more on this topic, including the status of Conscientious Objectors to this war, please see the latest issue of our newsletter,  The Reporter for Conscience’ Sake) Dec. 21, 2022 Event: Rally for Diplomacy...
Diplomacy – Not War – in Ukraine!

Even without a draft, Selective Service is causing harm and must be stopped

The current male-only system requires a CO to violate their most deeply held beliefs, and if they cannot do so, they are burdened for life with extra-judicial penalties, with no option to defend their beliefs and actions or to appeal their punishment. This is an injustice. The penalties for non-registrants must be overturned and SSS must be abolished!