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(From L to R) Sir Mark Rylance (British actor, theatre director, playwright, Academy Award and BAFTA Award winner) & Patrick Walshe McBride (British actor).<br />
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London, 15/05/2017. To mark and commemorate Conscientious Objectors' Day members of the public gathered at the Conscientious Objectors' stone Memorial in Tavistock Square. Every year a Ceremony (speeches, poetry, music and a minute of silence) takes place in London to remember the courage of the Conscientious Objectors, people "who has claimed the right to refuse to perform military service" (Source - Wikipedia.org). The event was organised by: Peace Pledge Union, Pax Christi, Conscience: Taxes for Peace not War, Movement for the Abolition of War and Veterans For Peace UK. From the organisers Facebook event page: <<Guest speakers: Sir Mark Rylance and Nick Jeffrey (Vietnam War draft resister). We gather each year at the Conscientious Objectors’ stone for the annual ceremony in honour of COs past and present […] of all countries and all times […]>>.<br />
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(From L to R) Sir Mark Rylance (British actor, theatre director, playwright, Academy Award and BAFTA Award winner) & Patrick Walshe McBride (British actor).

London, 15/05/2017. To mark and commemorate Conscientious Objectors' Day members of the public gathered at the Conscientious Objectors' stone Memorial in Tavistock Square. Every year a Ceremony (speeches, poetry, music and a minute of silence) takes place in London to remember the courage of the Conscientious Objectors,...
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