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Conscientious objection

Celebrating Chelsea Manning's freedom

On 17 May 2017, Peace News and Housmans Bookshop celebrated the release of Chelsea Manning, along with dozens of her supporters.


The Personal Column: A matter of conscience

Jeff Cloves reflects on Stroud's global peace party


Signs of life!

WW1 COs remembered


Clive Barrett, Subversive Peacemakers – War Resistance 1914–1918: An Anglican Perspective

Lutterworth Press, 2014; 312pp; £20


Őzgűr Heval Çinar, Conscientious Objection to Military Service in International Human Rights Law

Palgrave Macmillan, 2014; 276pp; £62.50


Remembering conscientious objectors, 100 years on

On International Conscientious Objectors Day


Refusing to kill

Every year on 15 May, pacifists and anti-war activists gather in London’s Tavistock Square in front of a massive slate memorial that was unveiled by composer and conscientious objector Michael Tipp

First World War COs to be honoured on 15 May

On 15 May, descendants of more than 30 First World War conscientious objectors will take part in this year’s International Conscientious Objectors’ Day commemoration in Tavistock Square, London.

Ann Kramer: Conchies: Conscientious Objectors of the First World War

Franklin Watts, 2013; 96pp; £12.99