60 High School Seniors Refuse To Serve In The Israeli Army

By Or Kashti, Haaretz. -

Sixty Israelis of eligible draft age have signed a letter declaring their refusal to serve in the military because of Israel’s occupation of the Palestinian territories. Departing from [...]

New Publication: Countering Military Recruitment Campaigns Internationally

By Staff, War Resisters International -

WRI's new booklet, Countering Military Recruitment: Learning the lessons of counter-recruitment campaigns internationally, is out now. The booklet includes examples of campaigning against youth [...]

Long-Time Peace And Justice Activist David McReynolds Dies

By Staff, War Resisters League -

David McReynolds (1929-2018) died at 1:30 this morning, a day after being brought to Beth Israel ICU in Manhattan. David was on the WRL staff for almost 40 years (1960-1999), a long time member [...]

Where Are Brave Military Voices Against Forever War?

By Maj. Danny Sjursen, www.informationclearinghouse.info -

By Maj. Danny Sjursen for Information Clearinghouse. In 2017, it’s near impossible to remember that today’s professional, volunteer army is less than half a century old, a product of epic failure [...]

Obituary: Minneapolis Pacifist Went To Prison Three Times Opposing War

By Randy Furst, www.startribune.com -

By Randy Furst for the Star Tribune. In the early 1950s, during the onset of the Korean War, he and his brothers Joel, Paul and Sid refused to register for the draft and were convicted in federal [...]