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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.

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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 they...

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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...

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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 on...

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CCW Brief on Commission’s Final Report

Just as the world began to shut down, the Commission on Military, National, and Public Service released its final report, with 49 detailed recommendations to Congress, and a companion bill, HR 6415, which was introduced last month. Many of the Commission's...

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