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Right of Conscientious Objection Recognized In Rojava

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In Rojava, where a many years-long struggle is being waged against ISIS, the government of the Cizre canton has recognized the right of conscientious objection – reports an article from IMC.

According to Welat News, a new decision passed by the Cizire Canton General Executive Assembly has recognized the right to conscientious objection.

Last year a Monthly Mandatory Military Service Law went into effect which conscripted people between the ages of 21-30 for short periods.

However the Cizire canton has removed this provision and recognized the right of people to  conscientious objection.

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One comment on “Right of Conscientious Objection Recognized In Rojava

  1. Ajarn Don P
    April 21, 2016

    It may seem hard to defend, but providing the freedom to CO in the long run will make it a community worth defending. Thanks Cizere citizens.

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