Conscientious Objectors’ Day

'This year’s ceremony, hosted by the actor and playwright Michael Mears, focused on COs in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus.'

Quakers gathered across the country to mark Conscientious Objectors’ (CO) Day this week.

With events in Liverpool, Brighton, Manchester, Leicester and Leeds, Friends joined other campaigners to stand in solidarity with COs past and present, and the many people around the world who are imprisoned or forced to flee for refusing to join the armed forces.

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