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The London Bombings July 7th 2005

The annual reposting of this article provides perspectives that can help analysing current events that mirror it, i.e. bombings and suicide attacks. Suicide Bombers and the Promise of Heaven? provides additional essential perspectives on suicide bombing. July 7th is the anniversary of the London Bombings. Any mention in the mainstream media will probably be along […]... Read More

‘Why I would not kill in war’

On International Conscientious Objectors’ Day, four men explain the very different reasons why they refused to fight in four very different conflicts. DESMOND DOSS The army said I saved 100 men during one battle on Okinawa. I said it couldn’t be more than 50, so the citation on my Congressional Medal of Honor says 75. […]... Read More
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Update: Israeli conscientious objectors

After 115 days of imprisonment, Israeli conscientious objector Tamar Ze’evi has had her objection to military service recognised, and has been granted CO status as a political refuser. However, conscientious objectors Atalia Ben-Abba and Tamar Alon have been imprisoned again for their refusal to take part in the occupation and serve in the IDF. This is […]... Read More
We remember Rachel...

Remembering Gaza and Rachel on her 38th birthday, a message from Cindy Corrie

APRIL 10 – Remembering Gaza and Rachel – on her 38th birthday Today is my daughter Rachel Corrie’s 38th birthday. In Olympia, Washington, where she grew up, we will mark the occasion with a gathering to inaugurate our Rachel Corrie Foundation (RCF) Gaza Committee. Rachel was killed in Rafah, Gaza, March 16, 2003, as she […]... Read More