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ORGANIZATIONS FOCUSING ON CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTION

War Resisters International

War Resisters’ International exists to promote nonviolent action against the causes of war, and to support and connect people around the world who refuse to take part in war or the preparation of war. On this basis, WRI works for a world without war.

www.wri-irg.org

European Bureau for Conscientious Objection

The European Bureau for Conscientious Objection (EBCO) was founded in 1979 as an umbrella organisation for national associations of conscientious objectors, with the aim of promoting collective campaigns for the release of the imprisoned conscientious objectors and lobbying the European governments and institutions for the full recognition of the right to conscientious objection to military service.

www.ebco-beoc.eu

Center on Conscience and War (U.S.)

CCW is a faith-based organization that advocates for the rights of conscience, opposes military conscription, and serves all conscientious objectors to war.

http://www.centeronconscience.org/home/mission.html

Why We Refuse

Website of Shministim, young Israeli conscientious objectors

http://december18th.org/

http://www.whywerefuse.org/

Vicdani Ret Platformu (Conscientious Objection Platform for Peace – in Turkish)

www.barisicinvicdaniret.org

HUMAN RIGHTS WORLDWIDE

Amnesty International

Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 3 million supporters, members and activists in more than 150 countries and territories who campaign to end grave abuses of human rights.

http://www.amnesty.org

International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission

http://iglhrc.wordpress.com/

ANTI-MILITARY ORGANIZATIONS

Stop the War Coalition (UK)

UK organization aiming to stop the war currently declared by the United States and its allies against ‘terrorism’.

http://www.stopwar.org.uk/

Savas Karsitlari – Turkish Anti-War organization

http://www.savaskarsitlari.org/

Amargi Kadin Akademisi (Amargi Women’s Academy)

We are engaged in hard work… We are trying to organize our salvation in a patriarchal society. We are trying to recreate ourselves and organize our salvation in men’s world.  We are creating our own freedom spaces against all patriarchal power structures. We are fighting against all exploitation systems, militarism , rascism, hetereosexism.

www.amargi.org.tr/?q=node/131

Breaking the Silence

Israeli soldiers talk about serving in the Occupied Territories

http://www.breakingthesilence.org.il/

GAY, LESBIAN, BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS

UK Gay and Lesbian Immigration Group

http://uklgig.org.uk/

Lambda Istanbul – Turkish LGBT rights organization

http://www.lambdaistanbul.org/s/

KAOS Ankara (focusing on LGBTT issues)

http://www.kaosgl.com/anasayfa.php

(U.S.) Gay Military Times – links to LGBT support organizations

http://www.gaymilitarysignal.com/Links.html

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