The second edition of the Handbook for Nonviolent for Campaigns was first released in English in 2014, at WRI's International Conference in Cape Town. The book has now been translated into Spanish via the support of a crowdfunding campaign, and is available from the WRI webshop here: http://www.wri-irg.org/node/24916
Postcards sent from WRI affiliate World Without War
Each year on 1st December War Resisters' International and its members mark Prisoners for Peace Day, when we publicise the names and stories of those imprisoned for actions for peace. Many are conscientious objectors, in gaol for refusing to join the military. Others have taken nonviolent actions to disrupt preparation for war.
Activists from Germany, West Papua and South Korea disrupt the welcome dinner at the ADEX arms fair
In this letter, Lee Yongsuk shares how participating in the WRI network has made a difference to Korean group World Without War. He asks that you consider supporting WRI with a donation if you are able.
A street action bringing the reality of the occupied Palestinian territories to the centre of Tel Aviv. Showing the way Palestinians are handcuffed without being told why, or when they will be released.)
We're really happy to welcome Taya to work in the WRI office for three months. Taya says: 'Hi, I'm Taya Govreen-Segal. I am a 20 year old activist and conscientious objector from Israel. I just finished my alternative service as a video journalist in Israel Social TV, a non profit independent media organisation promoting social change and human rights, and am currently interning with WRI in London. I'll be working mainly on the Right to Refuse to Kill programme, and hopefully getting to learn from different London activist groups.'
The 2nd International Week of Action Against the Militarisation of Youth was held between 14-20 November with many activists taking actions and organising events across the world. The week followed the first ever week of action took place last year and a day of action held in 2013.