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Conscience Commemorates International Conscientious Objectors’ Day

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

On Monday the 15th of May, as we do every year, Conscience joined together with the Peace Pledge Union, Pax Christi, the Movement for the […]

International Conscientious Objectors Day

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

A ceremony of remembrance for all those who established and maintain the right to refuse to kill  Monday, May 15, 2017 from 12:00 PM – […]

The Taxes for Peace Bill – Where We Go Next

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Due to the Bill not enjoying enough support in Parliament, it has sadly been withdrawn from the Parliamentary agenda. Rest assured Conscience will continue to […]

Show your support for the Taxes for Peace Bill

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

BAFTA and Oscar award winning Actor Sir Mark Rylance put together a video detailing his ‘statement of conscience’ and his reasons for being a conscientious […]

Taxes for Peace Rally – Hear what our speakers had to say!

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

We were very excited to see so many people come out on a cold and damp Monday evening to hear about the Taxes for Peace […]

Conscience submits report on conscientious objection to the United Nations 

Friday, February 10th, 2017

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights produces a report on conscientious objection to military service every four years. The report […]

Taxes for Peace Bill Rally

Monday, January 30th, 2017

The Taxes for Peace Bill has been rescheduled for the 24th of March 2017! This Bill is the next step forward in the future of fully […]

Taxes for Peace Bill – Back on the Agenda!

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

In 2016 we marked the centenary of the Military Service Act by calling on the government to extend the definition of conscientious objection for the […]

Arise, Sir Mark Rylance!

Friday, January 6th, 2017

Conscience member and supporter Mark Rylance has received a Knighthood in Her Majesty’s New Years Honours List. We hope that Sir Mark will continue to use […]

Conscience and Global Net 21 Team Up to Discuss the Taxes for Peace Bill

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

On Wednesday the 16th of November, Conscience teamed up with Global Net 21 to host an evening of discussion on the Taxes for Peace Bill. […]

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