Category: International CO Day

Three stories from International Conscientious Objectors’ Day

Last year, during the first lockdown, the national ceremony to mark International Conscientious Objectors’ Day was held online. On 15 May this year we met again online. The video of the ceremony can be found here: http://www.co-day.org We met this year with harrowing images of a new outbreak of violence in the Israeli / Palestinian […]

Inspiring online ceremony marks International Conscientious Objectors’ Day

“Every year on 15 May we remember those who have established, and are maintaining, the right to refuse to kill. Hundreds of people across the world are imprisoned, or forced to flee their home countries, for refusing to join the armed forces. On 15 May we stand in solidarity with them, as well as celebrating the memory of […]

Anne’s story

Anne McCullagh-DLyske is a war tax resister and an Executive Committee member of Conscience: Taxes For Peace Not War.  She is also the Coordinator of Conscience in Scotland. She has been tireless in organising the 15th International Conference on War Tax Resistance and Peace Tax Campaigns which is taking place in Edinburgh later this month. […]