Support Prize 2001
Support Prize 2009
Connection e.V. got the Martin-Niemöller Support Prize 2009
Connection e.V. - Highlights
2013: Speaking tour "Turkey - Escalation or Conflict Resolution?" ; Turkey: Campaign to Conscientious Objection; Seminar for Egyptian CO activists, Solidarity campaigns to conscientious objectors and deserters from United States and other countries
2012: Speaking tours "Egyptian Spring - Between revolution and military power" and „Arms Exports to Southern Africa: A Business with the Death; Turkey: Campaign to Conscientious Objection; Solidarity Campaign to conscientious objectors from Egypt, Turkey and United States
2011: Lecture tour „Arms Exports to Southern Africa: A Business with the Death“; Bertha-von-Suttner Art and Media Award for DVD „...but didn`t serve“; Solidarity Campaigns for Conscientious Objectors in Egypt and Turkey (...more).
2010: Eritrean Deserters get asylum after deportation; Speaking tour on Colombia with an activist of Red Juvenil, Medellín; U.S. AWOL Soldier André Shepherd is awarded the taz newspaper’s Panter Preis (...more);
2009: Connection e.V. wins the Martin-Niemöller-Stiftung’s Advancement Award; Hearing „Stop the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan“ (...more);
2008: Start of the campaign „Asylum for U.S. AWOL Soldier André Shepherd“ (...more); Reading tour to present the book by U.S. deserter Joshua Key, „The Deserter’s Tale“.
2006: Campaign for Turkish conscientious objectors achieves the release of Mehmet Tarhan from prison – Osman Murat Ülke wins at the European Court of Human Rights (...more);
2005: Speaking tour „The other Africa“ concerning nonviolent activities on the continent – Angolan peace activist Emanuel Matondo tours about 30 towns and cities in Switzerland, Germany, Austria and France;
2004 ... 1994: (...more)
1993: Connection e.V. is founded.
Projects of Connection e.V.
As our organisation is based in Germany, most of our projects are held in Germany and information is available in German only. If English material is available, you will find it by following the link provided.
Conscientious Objection and Non Violence in Colombia (...more, only available in German)
André Shepherd - U.S. AWOL soldier is seeking asylum (more info and report, only available in German)
Israel/Palestine - Breaking Barriers (more info and report, only available in German)
Trial of Strength in Caucasus – A View from Inside of Russia (report only available in German)
Support of Self Organized Groups
We accompany groups of conscientious objectors and deserters from foreign countries organize themselves and/or counseling resisters from abroad in Germany:
Ethiopian War Resisters’ Initiative (EWRI) (...more)
Eritrean Antimilitarist Initiative (EAI) (...more)
Initiative of Kurdish/Turkish War Resisters’ (KTSKI) (...mehr, only available in German)
Demanding the human right of conscientious objection (...mehr, only available in German)
USA: Just Say No (...more)
Israel: Voices against War and Injustice (...mehr, only available in German)
Further activities can be found at »Actions and Events«.