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Today is the anniversary of Walter Roberts’ death: 1895-1916.
Roberts studied architecture and was a Christian pacifist and socialist; his brother Alfred was also a conscientious objector. 789 more words
Staffordshire (England) has released a large collection of conscientious objector documents from World War I. “Over 20 thousand individual cases for the ‘Local and Appeal Tribunals’ reveal the lives of the men called up to service and the stresses and strain it had on their work and family lives, often leading to many being cast aside by their communities and in some cases, family and friends. 33 more words
This article originally appeared on Waging Nonviolence On April 27, following an event in New York City hosted by Columbia/Barnard Jewish Voice for Peace, I spoke wit… 15 more words