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compulsory enrollment in military service

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Much of the population is subject to forced conscription and labour, sometimes in slave-like conditions.
According to Abed, 6 million Afghan children are at risk from sexual abuse and forced conscription by armed groups like the Taleban.
While the Government of Burma reported continued law enforcement efforts against trafficking of women and girls across international borders during the year, including for forced marriages, it failed to demonstrate discernible progress in investigating, prosecuting, and convicting perpetrators of internal trafficking--particularly the military's forced conscription of soldiers, including child soldiers, and use of forced labor.
But despite having signed the Official Secrets Act, Ms Perrett broke her silence about her time at the immigration service and claims: a gorilla toy, dubbed the "grant monkey", was used as a badge of shame for officers approving asylum applications; one employee had tested claims of forced conscription by African boys by asking them to lie on the ground and demonstrate how people were shot; a manager allegedly said that if it was up to her, asylum-seekers would be shepherded outside and shot.
One employee, Ms Perrett said, reportedly tested claims of forced conscription by African boys by asking them to lie on the ground and demonstrate how people were shot in the bush.
She claimed it later emerged that senior staff members routinely shared anti-immigration views and that one employee had tested claims of forced conscription by African boys by asking them to lie on the ground and demonstrate how people were shot.
My husband spoke a lot about forced conscription into the militia groups.
The Sierra Leone conflict was characterised by mass amputations and forced conscription of children.
Clearly, voluntary enlistment and women's support of volunteerism should be distinguished from forced conscription.
They condemned the "new forms of slavery" including "the deportation of our daughters for prostitution, sexual tourism, trafficking in children [and] the forced conscription of children and adolescents in fratricidal wars.
22) Despite the bleakness of Bob's forced conscription, Himes opens the possibility of an interracial understanding in Bob's interaction with his fellow draftees Although white America intrudes, it has inadvertently bonded these three minority individuals together in their punishment.
The United Nations refugee agency yesterday renewed its call for Pakistan and Iran to open their borders to Afghan refugees, saying those left in the country risked forced conscription by both sides of the conflict.
The SPLA, for its part, has engaged in forced conscription, looting of crops and cattle, and murder.
Conversation with these immigrants discloses, without much prompting, the most appalling tales of forced conscription, near-slave labor, the disappearance of family members and the general miseria.
3 liability in a civil case in Ecuador over rainforest contamination that has led to the decimation of five indigenous tribes, the criminal indictments in Ecuador of two Chevron lawyers for lying about a purported clean-up, and Chevron's partnership with the Burmese military dictatorship on a pipeline project where charges have been leveled of rape, murder, and forced conscription.