What is the War Resisters Support Campaign?

Introduction The War Resisters Support Campaign (WRSC) is a Canadian non-profit community organisation, founded in April 2004 in Toronto, Ontario to mobilise support among Canadians and worldwide to convince the Canadian government to offer sanctuary to all US military personnel who wish to come to Canada because of their opposition to the invasion and occupation… Read More

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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