Conscription

Remembering Those Who Refuse To Kill

Shaughan Dolan | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Politics
Shaughan Dolan

May 15th will be marked this year by a simple ceremony in Tavistock Square. People will gather to remember those who for reasons of Conscientious Objection refused conscription into the armed services in the First World War.

Israel Passes Controversial Law That Requires Ultra-Orthodox Jews To Take Part In Military Service

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK

The Israeli parliament has passed a controversial national service bill that would ensure the draft of ultra-Orthodox Jewish men into the country’s ...

Should We Also Remember Those Who Refused To Fight?

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 10.11.2013 | UK

On Remembrance Sunday, Britain falls silent to honour the sacrifices made by servicemen and women. But should those who refused to take part in the...

Strictly Orthodox And Arab Citizens Could Be Israel's Newest Army Recruits

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 01.08.2012 | UK

Israel's young strictly Orthodox men are in legal limbo over conscription into the Israeli Defence Force - as a law exempting them from service expire...