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Objection in the Workplace...

…or why rights are never clear cut.

This is one of two pieces written on UKSC Judgements handed down on 17th December 2014. The other, on Moohan (and Another) v The Lord Advocate UKSC 67, can be found… 1,397 more words


Urgent Action Issued in case of conscientious objector Haluk Selam Tufanlı [Updated 12 December]

Amnesty International has issued an Urgent Action in the case of Haluk Selam Tufanlı, a conscientious objector who this week was imprisoned by a military court in Northern Cyprus after he refused to take part in a one-day military training in 2011. 228 more words


Abortion and conscientious objection in Italy

The Italian law allows medics employed by the National Health Service to refuse to perform abortions.

You can agree with such a provision or not, but what’s certain is that its practical application should be improved. 45 more words


Paz, Justicia, y Colombia (Peace, Justice, and Colombia)

On Friday, November 21, MCC was privileged to hear from two of our friends from Colombia.  In addition to the meeting that they spoke at, they were also able to attend several meetings on Capitol Hill. 286 more words

Latin America/Caribbean

Turkey: Where Conscientious Objection is a Crime

Fifty-six-year-old conscientious objector Ali Fikri Işık is due to appear in front of a Turkish Military Court on October 22, facing three separate charges of ‘desertion’ that could carry a prison sentence of some two-and-a-half years. 299 more words