Thursday, September 11, 2014

Colombia faces conscientious objection issue

The busy Constitutional Court of Colombia meets this morning to consider whether there is a right to be excused from military service by reason of conscience. For a summary of the situation according to this article from Semana, a draft decision is under review that would order the Army to convene an interdisciplinary committee to examine the case of a young many who refused military service on religious grounds.

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