OHCHR publishes guide to conscientious objection UN human rights agency publishes guide to Conscientious Objection. PDF available at War Resisters International link above.
Conscientious Objection: Resisting Militarized Society Edited by Ozgur Heval Cinar and Coskun Usterci Refusing to take part in war is as old as war itself. This wide-ranging and original book brings together four different bodies of knowledge to examine the pratice of conscientious objection: historical and philosophical analyses of conscientious objection as a critique of compulsoryContinue reading Conscientious Objection: Resisting Militarized Society – the book
At the examination of conscientious objector Süver at the GATA military hospital it was determined to reduce his penalty and to have him serve his sentence in hospital. Süver was convicted on charges of “absence without leave”. Possible Reduction of Sentence for İnan Süver – Bianet (28 October 2011).
TURKEY – Turkey needs a new mental-health mindset. The Human Rights in Mental Health Initiative, or RUSİHAK, released a 250-page document detailing the serious deficiencies in care for Turkey’s mentally ill.