Words of welcome on the occasion of the International Day of Conscientious Objection

Ukrainian Pacifist Movement

by Yurii Sheliazhenko, 15.5.2024

Dear friends, greetings from Kyiv and my best wishes for success in your peace initiatives.

Ukraine suffers from brutal criminal invasion of Putin’s army, and global solidarity for nonviolent resistance to Russian aggression is needed to end the war by peaceful means.

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Words of welcome on the occasion of the International Day of Conscientious Objection

International Centre for civil initiatives “Our House” (Belarus)

by Olga Karatch

Today, 15th of May, we commemorate International Conscientious Objector Day. Incredibly, there is a war going on in our region today. And I still cannot comprehend and accept it.

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National Ceremony on Tavistock Square in London

International Day of Conscientious Objection

by Peace Pledge Union

(15.05.2024) The International Day of Conscientious Objection 2024 was marked with speeches and music before the conscientious objectors memorial stone in Tavistock Square, London. The ceremony paid tribute to the struggles of conscientious objectors in Israel, as well as in Russia, Ukraine, and many other countries around the world.

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