conscription

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compulsory enrollment in military service

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The latest law passed by Parliament late last year enabled men at a certain age to buy their way out of compulsory military service by paying TL 18,000.
Israel is hoping that fighting between the Nusra Front, ISIS and similar takfiri groups on the one hand and Hezbollah on the other will ignite a latent militancy in the Palestinian camps in Lebanon and among Syrian refugees, many of whom completed compulsory military service and have military training.
Most Israeli men perform three years of compulsory military service after school, and women two years, followed by regular spells of reserve duty for years afterwards.
The report added: "CSF conscripts, many of whom are impoverished and illiterate get rejected by the army, and serve their three years of compulsory military service in this force instead.
Staff Major-General Pilot Shaikh Ahmed bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Chairman of the National and Reserve Service, urged all eligible candidates to take the enrollment seriously, warning that those who attended the registration but failed to complete the procedures, or those who did not attend at all, would be seen as avoiding performance of the national compulsory military service.
Around 15,000-16,000 young Tajik men aged 18-27 are annually called up for compulsory military service.
In South Korea, all able-bodied men are required to carry out compulsory military service for about two years as the country face North Korea across the heavily fortified border.
SEOUL, Sha'ban 25, 1435, Jun 23, 2014, SPA -- A stand-off between South Korean troops and a conscript soldier who killed five comrades ended on Monday when the young recruit shot himself in an incident that has raised fresh questions over the country's rules on compulsory military service, Reuters reported.
Bahrain's proposal includes key recommendations urging parliaments to raise the minimum age for compulsory military service to 18 years, ban voluntary recruitment for children under 18 and incriminate deliberate use of children in violent demonstrations, political rallies and riots, Ms Salman added.
Once the possibility of introducing compulsory military service was mooted, it must have been hard for UAE lawmakers to find reasons not to go ahead with it.
It comes in the week a compulsory military service bill goes before parliament.
Recruits 'to be trained like professional military personnel' The young Qataris, who have to register for compulsory military service, will be trained like professional military personnel or students of military colleges, Brigadier General Misfr al-Ayadi, commander, Students Training Centre, said yesterday.
Being in poor physical shape at 18 years of age, measured as the test results on an exercise bike during their medical exam for compulsory military service, can be linked to a risk of suicidal behavior as an adult that is 1.
Norway, a world leader in equal rights, has become the first European country to introduce compulsory military service for women.
He's also been an outspoken advocate of the Lebanese army and even released an album singing about his experience doing 12 months compulsory military service.
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