Category Archives: Conscientious Objectors

First World War Commemorative Ceremony-Honouring the Dead by ending War

http://www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/311633/ceremony-fallen-promotes-peace Press report from our Vigil Last Night. They were there to honour the fallen, but there were no brass bands, no 100-gun salutes, no nationalism and no xenophobia at the Cenotaph in Dunedin’s Queens Gardens last night. Instead, the … Continue reading

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Reflections on War and Peace-The Warrior and the Pacifist Traditions

  Reflections on War and Peace-The Warrior and the Pacifist Traditions Kevin P Clements National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Otago.     Tomorrow is the 100th  anniversary of the beginning of the First World War. All … Continue reading

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Honouring the Dead to end all War : Remembering the start of World War 1

Honouring the Dead to end all War Kevin P Clements Monday the 4th August 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War One. This year many people throughout New Zealand will observe this moment at 5.45 pm … Continue reading

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What Happened to Conscientious Objectors in the First World War

This is an interesting article on Conscientious Objectors during the First  World War. Although its  written  and recorded in Australia it pays generous homage to the New Zealand Conscientious Objectors who made very brave stands for their beliefs-in particular Archibald … Continue reading

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