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(25.04.2017) 
Turkey: Trial of Dr. Serdar Küni, Şırnak 2nd heavy penal court
- Statement of International Delegation of Trial Monitors
(25.04.2017) 
Human Rights Foundation of Turkey:
Turkey: Conviction of good medical practice by the Şırnak Local Court on behalf of Serdar Küni MD is unacceptable!
(24.03.2017) 
War Resisters‘ International:
Colombia: Conscientious objector Diego Blanco illegally recruited
(23.03.2017) 
bianet:
Turkey: Jail Term for Conscientious Objector Onur Erden
(15.03.2017) 
Human Rights Association (İHD) and Human Rights Foundation (TİHV):
Turkey: Urgent Call for Action for Chairperson of Human Rights Association (İHD) Diyarbakır Branch
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Conscientious objectors, men as well as women, need help on an international scale. Connection e.V. is committed to support war resisters.

USA: President Obama Commutes Chelsea’s Sentence
(17.01.2017) 

President Obama has commuted all but four months of the remaining prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the former US Army Intelligence Analyst serving 35-years for releasing classified information. Chelsea’s attorney Nancy Hollander, who spoke with President Obama’s counsel earlier today, confirms that “Chelsea will walk out of Fort Leavenworth a free woman in four months, on May 17th.”

Rwanda: recruitment, desertion and prosecution of soldiers
Former Soldiers are reporting
(04.01.2017) 

Rwanda is a landlocked African country with a recent history of war and conflict. In 1990, a rebel army, formed by mostly exiled Tutsi refugees, attacked the regular army from Uganda. The war lasted four years and the rebel group, the Rwandese Patriotic Front, took control of the country and ended the genocide of 1994. Its military branch, the Rwandese Patriotic Army, integrated some of the regular defeated army and became the Rwanda Defence Forces.

Conscientious Objection in Europe
Annual Report of the European Bureau for Conscientious Objection
(08.12.2016) 

After its General Assemblies held in London (14 May 2016) and in Athens (19 November 2016) the European Bureau of Conscientious Objection expresses once more its concern that the credibility of international Human rights institutions on the European and United Nations level will strongly be damaged if the implementation of their resolutions and judgements cannot be achieved. It will consequently stay an important task for human rights NGOs to remind national governments of their responsibility to publicize and to execute the binding requests of international Human rights institutions.

Algeria: National Service and Conscientious Objection
(05.09.2016) 

A survey to conscription, military service, postponements, exemptions, conscientious objection and civil service as well as to the prosecution of conscientious objectors in Algeria.

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