Sign now petition at Bundestag: Protection of conscientious objectors from Russia, Belarus and Ukraine

Initiative of Grüne Alternative

(20.11.2023) The right to conscientious objection is a human right. We therefore call on all politicians in the Bundestag to stand up for the protection and asylum of conscientious objectors and deserters from Russia, Belarus and Ukraine. The people who have decided to say no to killing and against this war must be supported. At the same time, we call on the Bundestag to declare its solidarity with activists of the peace movement from the three countries.

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Why is this important?

Russia, Belarus and Ukraine have severely restricted the right to conscientious objection. Men and women who refuse to serve in the armed forces are threatened with sanctions or criminal prosecution. The petition therefore calls for active support for pacifists and conscientious objectors from Russia, Belarus and Ukraine.

The German government should appeal to the Ukrainian, Russian and Belarusian governments to stop the persecution of conscientious objectors and grant them the right to conscientious objection. If at least 50,000 signees support the petition by December 8, the Petitions Committee of the Bundestag will deal with the matter in a public meeting. Representatives of the government will also be present. The petition can be signed regardless of citizenship or place of residence.

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