Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Desertion, anyone?

Bravo to Tom Dannenbaum for this fascinating and timely Just Security piece on the obligation to recognize Russian deserters as refugees. Excerpt:

When troops lay down their weapons and refuse to use them to prosecute an illegal war, they take significant personal risk to do the right thing by the law’s own lights. States have a collective duty to protect them in that endeavor.

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