'We Won't Take Part in Occupation': Dozens of Teens Refuse to Enlist in Israeli Army in Letter to Netanyahu
'The army is carrying out the government's racist policy that violates basic human rights,' 63 teens write to Netanyahu and Israeli military chief Gadi Eisenkot
Enlistment rates are sinking and dropout rates stand at over 7,000 male and female soldiers annually
While things have improved for soldier inmates since 1997, some officers question why facilities at new military jail will be better than soldiers enjoy on army bases
The IDF initially prevented a conscientious objector from taking a book about the atrocities of colonialism into military prison, but 'Exterminate All the Brutes' should be required reading for all draftees
‘50 Shades of Grey’ and an anti-colonial study have been deemed unsuitable; officially, only books with racist or sexual content are banned
Those who refuse to serve in the army spare themselves the experience of jolting awake one morning with the realization that they were directly involved in a crime
Another consciousness objector, Tamar Alon, remains in prison after the army determines that her refusal to enlist was based on political motives.
One hundred days have passed since two 18-year-old girls were first imprisoned for their refusal to undergo army induction. Isn't there a more humane way to deal with conscientious objectors?
It’s Rabbi Auerbach’s faction vs. Rabbi Shteinman’s on the Lithuanian Haredi street.
Israeli army moves two female refuseniks after protesters plan large support rally outside infamous Prison Six.
The conscientious objectors were spat upon and cursed by other draftees at an army induction base.
Arrested soldiers, forced to wait outside several hours to be processed, complained of being very cold because they received no sleeping bags.
The Negev Coexistence Forum stirs controversy with plans to convene a conference featuring speakers who have rejected IDF service.
Israel's culture minister has asked the attorney general to examine whether the state may withhold funds from the establishment on grounds it is hosting an illegal event, a charge that the Cinematheque denies.
The army that for nearly 50 years has cultivated injustice, oppression and the killing of civilians should allow people incapable of joining it a way to express their conscience.
Kaminer was jailed after refusing to be drafted, citing her objections to Israel's occupation of Palestinian territories.
Panel rules the 19-year-old is unfit for military service; her current jail sentence ends some three weeks from now, but she can appeal for early release.
Israeli of mixed national, ethnic, religious background seeks guidance in nurturing resentments; open letter to conscientious objector.
Tair Kaminer, 19, who was recently sentenced to a sixth term in military prison, refuses to serve in the Israel Defense Forces for reasons of conscience.
Tair Kaminer has already spent 170 days in military person, even though she is willing to do national civilian service instead.
The girls I meet in military prison aren't criminals. Most did trivial things and many are from disadvantaged groups, which says a lot about our society.
Tair Kaminer will have served 170 days in military prison when her current term ends. Omri Baranes, another conscientious objector, handed 30-day sentence.
Tair Kaminer, 19, from Tel Aviv, was sentenced on May 3 to 30 more days in an IDF prison for refusing to enlist in the Israeli army, after serving 95 days.
With ultranationalism on the rise, Israel’s security establishment is suddenly troubled by a phenomenon that is largely its own creation.
Conscientous objector Tair Kaminer, who has already spent 95 days behind bars, interned for fifth time; Omri Baranes for second time.
While the public has taken an Israeli soldier accused of manslaughter to its heart, it's highly significant that the plight of 19-year-old Tair Kaminer has passed without recognition.
Police admitted they had orders to prevent the demonstration in support of draft evaders, citing the event's proximity to Memorial Day.
Aiden Katri says release comes after mental health officer said she was 'healthy,' and shows army did not recognize her anti-occupation views.