Conscription is the compulsory enlistment of people in some sort of national service, most often military service. Conscription dates back to antiquity and continues in some countries to the present day under various names.
…. an “individual who has claimed the right to refuse to perform military service” on the grounds of freedom of thought, conscience, and/or religion.
A journey inspired by stories from Turkey exploring the call-up to military service for people who don’t ‘fit the mould’. Click to watch the promo video COnscription is funded by the Arts Council of England and produced by filmpro ltd
The limits of conscientious objection | Rosalind English | Law | guardian.co.uk. Article 9 of the European convention on human rights offered no protection to a soldier who objected to the war in Afghanistan on political grounds.
At the examination of conscientious objector Süver at the GATA military hospital it was determined to reduce his penalty and to have him serve his sentence in hospital. Süver was convicted on charges of “absence without leave”. Possible Reduction of Sentence for İnan Süver – Bianet (28 October 2011).
Isolation Punishment for Conscientious Objector Executed The 20-day isolation punishment of Turkish conscientious objector İnan Süver started on Monday (23 May). Süver is detained in the E Type Prison of Manisa (western Turkey). He received a 20-day isolation punishment after a short escape from prison in April and upon his insistence on a hunger strike. English ::Continue reading Isolation Punishment for Conscientious Objector Executed – Turkey
Prison Term for Conscientious Objector Or Ben-David – female | Jews for Justice for Palestinians Or Ben-David, 19, from Jerusalem, a signatory of the 2009-10 high school seniors letter of refusal, was sentenced earlier today (29 Oct.) to 20 days in military prison. This sentence follows a sentence of seven days of confinement to base givenContinue reading Prison term for Israeli conscientious objector Or Ben-David