What is War Resisters’ International?

Introduction War Resisters’ International (WRI), headquartered in London, is an international anti-war organisation with members and affiliates in over 30 countries. Refer to War Resister and War Resisters Support Campaign. Brief History War Resisters’ International was founded in Bilthoven, Netherlands in 1921 under the name “Paco”, which means “peace” in Esperanto. WRI adopted a founding… Read More


What is the War Resisters League?

Introduction The War Resisters League (WRL) is the oldest secular pacifist organisation in the United States. Refer to War Resister, War Resisters’ International, and War Resisters Support Campaign. Brief History Founded in 1923 by men and women who had opposed World War I, it is a section of the London-based War Resisters’ International. It continues… Read More

Dynamite Plans…

“Perhaps my dynamite plans will put an end to war sooner than your [pacifist] congresses. On the day two army corps can annihilate each other in one second all civilized nations will recoil from war in horror.” Alfred Nobel (1833 to 1896) Alfred Bernhard Nobel was a Swedish chemist, engineer, and industrialist who invented dynamite… Read More