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International Conscientious Objectors Day - May 15th.

Telling the stories in their own words

It’s great that the conscientious objectors of the First World War are finally being heard and their stories told. 244 more words

First World War

Conscientious objectors in their own words by IWM London

Before the First World War there had never been compulsory military service in Britain. The first Military Service Bill was passed into law in January 1916 following the failure of recruitment schemes to gain sufficient volunteers in 1914 and 1915. 155 more words


Tomorrow the 15th May is International Conscientious Objection Day

The 15th of May is International Conscientious Objector’s Day

Kevin Clements

with help from the Peace Pledge Union, ICOM, Te Ara and even Wikipedia!

In London each year a brief ceremony is held at the Commemorative Stone, to Conscientious Objectors in Tavistock Square London. 669 more words

# Honouring The War Dead By Abolishing War

Enfield Ecclesia

Name: Enfield Ecclesia

Denomination/religion: Christadelphian

Event: Memorial Service

Location: 344 Hampstead Rd Clearview, SA

Website: www.biblediscoverychannel.com

Service time: 11am, Sunday

The best thing: The friendly and communicative congregation… 1,586 more words


Not in our name: remembering our World War I peacemakers this Anzac Day

Often the two World Wars are given as the final winning argument as to why non-violent resistance and pacifism is not a practical solution to conflict and stopping aggressors. 1,846 more words

War & Security

Areas of Concern In Australia

We spoke in a recent blog-post about immunisation coverage in Australia, highlighting a respectable childhood vaccination coverage. Although national vaccination rates for the recommended vaccines are above 90% for children by the age of five, disparities in certain areas of Australia are concerning. 892 more words