#refuse2occupy

Omri Barnes and Tair Kaminer have been imprisoned again because they #refuse2occupy and refuse to serve the IDF. Social media campaign Tair, starting her 6th term of 45 days in prison said "As long as the violent military way holds sway, we will simply have further generations growing up with a heritage of hate, which will only make things even worse. We must stop this - now!". Omri, returning now to prison for the third time for a term of 30 days says "The military creates a circle of violence while claiming to defend the country. I believe that a person has a responsibility towards certai [...] Haberin devamı >>
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Statement of conscientious objectors’ groups from eastern Mediterranean region

We are conscientious objectors from all around the eastern Mediterranean region. Our region has suffered for so long from oppression, injustice, militarisation, military occupations and wars, as well as poverty, illiteracy, hunger and lack of social infrastructure. In this difficult period, when our region seems to fall even more into the chaos of war, we raise a common voice for peace and against militarisation. We refuse to allow this cycle of violence, initiated by oppressive states and economic interests, to continue; we refuse to be a part of it; we refuse to be enemies with people who [...] Haberin devamı >>
Posted in Dökümanlar

Vicdani retçi Murat Kanatlı’nın AİHM dosyası kabul edildi

Vicdani reddini açıklayarak 2009 yılından itibaren seferberliğe gitmeyi ret eden Murat Kanatlı’nın 14 Haziran 2011 tarihinden beri Askeri Mahkeme’de devam etmekte olan davasında 10 günlük hapis cezasına çarptırılmasının ardından, cezası 6 Mart 2014’te sona ermişti. Kanatlı, Avukatı Öncel Polili aracılığı ile Avrupa İnsan Hakları Sözleşmenin (AİHS) 9. maddesi “düşünce ve vicdan özgürlüğü”, 5. maddesi “özgürlükten mahrum kalma” ve 6. maddesi “adil yargılanma hakkı” ihlal edildiği belirtilerek Avrupa İnsan Hakları Mahkemesi (AİH [...] Haberin devamı >>
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URGENT CALL: ΦΥΛΑΚΙΣΗ ΤΟΥ ΑΝΤΙΡΡΗΣΙΑ ΣΥΝΕΙΔΗΣΗΣ HALUK SELAM TUFANLI

Πέμπτη 4 Δεκεμβρίου 2014, ο Τουρκοκύπριος αντιρρησίας συνείδησης Haluk Selam Tufanli καταδικάστηκε σε 10 ημέρες φυλάκιση επειδή αρνήθηκε να συμμετάσχει στις ετήσιες υποχρεωτικές στρατιωτικές ασκήσεις στο βόρειο τμήμα της Κύπρου στα πλαίσια της ιδεολογικής του αντίρρησης συνείδησης. Ο αντιρρησίας συνείδησης Haluk Selam Tufanlı αρνήθηκε να συ [...] Haberin devamı >>
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URGENT CALL: CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR HALUK SELAM TUFANLI IMPRISONED!

4 December 2014, Turkish Cypriot conscientious objector Haluk Selam Tufanlı was sentenced to 10 days in prison for objecting to participate in the annual compulsory military exercises in the northern part of Cyprus on the basis of his ideological conscientious objection. Conscientious Objector Haluk Selam Tufanli refused to participate in war preparations (reservist call up) in 2011 and has been in an ongoing trial since 5th November 2013 and announcement of the court's decision took place on 4th December 2014. This decision refers to the reserve call up for 2011. For 2012 and 2013 a court [...] Haberin devamı >>
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War Resisters’ International co-alert: conscientious objectors need our support

NORTHERN CYPRUS: verdict for Haluk Selam Tufanlı to be announced today Haluk Selam Tufanlı at a press conference: A military court in Northern Cyprus will announce its decision later today in the case against conscientious objector Haluk Selam Tufanli. Please write to demand that Haluk does not face punishment, and that he is not judged by a military court. Protest email: http://www.wri­irg.org/node/24197 Background Conscientious Objector Haluk Selam Tufanli refused to participate in war preparations (reservist call up) in 2011. A trial was begun against him on 5th November 2013, a [...] Haberin devamı >>
Posted in Duyurular, Gündem

“Punishing anti-military conscience in the Republic of Cyprus.” A dissertation by Andreas Chr. Andreou

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Legal Conditions for Conscientious Objection in Cyprus

Northern part of Cyprus The proposed constitutional changes regarding Conscientious Objection but also other subjects which were going to be put to a referendum were rejected by right-wing party DP and UBP. They were essentially a replica of the constitution of the Republic of Turkey. In the end all of the amendments regarding Conscientious Objection were removed from the package put forward for a vote on 29th June 2014. The proposed package of constitutional amendments (in which Conscientious Objection was not included) was rejected with a 62% vote. The application for appeal against the de [...] Haberin devamı >>
Posted in Dökümanlar, Duyurular, Uncategorized

Sibel Siber’e Açık Mektup

Sayın Sibel Siber, Meclis Başkanı   Meclisin websayfasında Avrupa Konseyi Parlamenterler Meclisi (AKPM) ve başkanı olduğunuz meclisin anlatıldığı belgede “Pratikte her iki KKTC milletvekili hemen tüm Komite çalışmalarına ve tüm Genel Kurul oturumlarına katılabilmekte ve buralarda söz alıp konuşabilmektedir” denmektedir. Yani AKPM’de temsil edilmek bu belgeden anladığımız Meclisin açısında önemlidir. Ama bildiğiniz gibi meclisler yalnız temsiliyet değil kararların da alındığı ve uygulandığı kurumlardır. Hatırlatmak isteriz ki AKP [...] Haberin devamı >>
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Güvenlik Kuvvetleri Yargıtay’ında Vicdani retçilerin istinaf davasında 9 Ekim’de karar okunacak

Vicdani reddini açıklayarak 2009 yılından itibaren seferberliğe gitmeyi ret eden Murat Kanatlı’nın 14 Haziran 2011 tarihinden beri Güvenlik Kuvvetleri Mahkemesinde devam etmekte olan davasında 10 günlük hapis cezasına çarptırılmasının ardından, cezası 6 Mart’ta sona ermişti. Hükme değil, kararın içeriğine yönelik yapılan istinafın 15 Nisan’da Güvenlik Kuvvetleri Yargıtay’ında görüşülmesine başlanmıştı, 24 Haziran’da ise görüşülmesi tamamlanmıştı… Murat Kanatlı’nın avukatı Öncel Polili ve askeri savcının istinafa yönelik hita [...] Haberin devamı >>
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