Conscientious Objection and Asylum: Presentations from WRI webinar
This May, following International Conscientious Objection Day, WRI hosted a webinar on conscientious objection and asylum with contributions by campaigners from Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO) and Connection e.V.. The presentations from this webinar are now available on the Refuse to Kill youtube channel.
In her presentation, Laurel Townhead from QUNO explains how to use the UN system in supporting conscientious objectors who are seeking asylum. You can watch Laurel Townhead's presentation here.
Rudi Friedrich from Connection e.V. (based in Germany), was another contributor to our webinar. Rudi Friedrich has been counselling and supporting conscientious objectors and deserters seeking asylum in Germany for about 30 years. In his presentation, he shares his experiences with examples from the past. Watch Rudi's presentation here.