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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.
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.
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.
Often overlooked by the international media, the war has seen the death of tens of thousands of people, the displacement of over a million and a half, and has become synonymous with the abduction and forced conscription of child soldiers.
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 most recent incident was associated with the protest against forced conscription of school boys into military service and their being sent, against their will, to the battle fields in southern Sudan.
The SPLA, for its part, has engaged in forced conscription, looting of crops and cattle, and murder.
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.
As transaction costs increases, trust deteriorates and economic activities are disrupted as the market exchange is limited in war-torn societies as well as other factors, including conflict-related deaths and injuries, emigration, displacement, and forced conscription reduce the available labor force and are likely to affect productivity," he stressed.
Furthermore, commenting on reducing the duration of the compulsory military service, Turkey's EU Affairs Minister and Chief Negotiator Egemen Bay-yE- welcomed the deal between the government and the army and added that it is possible to abolish forced conscription in the long term.
Sudan's police spokesman could not be reached for comment on the allegations of forced conscription.