Stories by Sarah Lazare

Sarah Lazare is the Project Director of Courage to Resist, an organization that supports military war resisters. subscribe to Sarah Lazare's feed

Posted on: May 17, 2013, Source: YES! Magazine

High school's tough enough without having to face prison time for refusing to serve an occupation you know is wrong.

Posted on: Mar 19, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The antiwar movement must go beyond challenging one war at a time. We need a deeper analysis of the structures that underlie militarism and war.

Posted on: Aug 11, 2009, Source: TomDispatch.com

AWOL soldiers who turned themselves in endure deplorable conditions, not knowing whether they'll face charges, trial, deployment, or medical release.

Posted on: Mar 5, 2009, Source: Courage to Resist

Forty miles south of Seattle, at Ft. Lewis Army Base, COFFEE STRONG provides a space for soldiers to explore GI resistance.

Posted on: Feb 20, 2009, Source: Courage to Resist

Canadians overwhelmingly support allowing U.S. war resisters asylum. So why doesn't their government?

Posted on: Jan 8, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Shepherd has been living underground in Germany for nearly two years; he applied for refugee status on the grounds that the Iraq War is illegal.

Posted on: Oct 22, 2008, Source: AlterNet

How 21-year-old soldier Blake Ivey came to see war as "flat-out murder."

Posted on: Oct 8, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Soldiers who decide to become conscientious objectors face a major struggle, but it can also be "the most liberating thing ever."

Posted on: Sep 1, 2008, Source: AlterNet

At the Veterans for Peace conference, IVAW member Harvey Tharp discusses the war, the election, and why he resigned in protest over the war.

Posted on: Aug 25, 2008, Source: Courage to Resist

Long, an Iraq War resister deported from Canada last month, was sentenced to 15 months of prison and dishonorable discharge.

Posted on: Aug 21, 2008, Source: AlterNet

The first war resister to be deported from Canada since the Vietnam War faces court-martial and three years in jail. Who is next?