1 December - Prisoners for Peace Day: Focus on Russia
Prisoners for Peace Day 2006 will highlight the situation in Russia, with the new NGO law threatening the work of independent NGOs and the war in Chechnya also leading to increased persecution in Russia itself. The Prisoners for Peace campaign pack will be available early November in English, Spanish, French, and German. Contact the WRI office for more information.
Witnessing Conscientious Objection from Turkey to the World: History and Breaking News.
Istanbul, 27-28 January 2007
A conference of academics, legal experts, and activists will take place at Istanbul Bilgi University in January, to support the right to conscientious objection in Turkey. The conference is organised by a conference committee, with support of Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International Turkey, War Resisters' International and the European Bureau for Conscientious Objection. For more information, contact Ozgur Heval Cinar.