draft evader

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someone who is drafted and illegally refuses to serve


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Above all, my results reinforce a previous study by researcher Rene Kasinsky that described draft evaders in Canada as comprised mostly of "independent thinkers and non-conformists.
Even more problematic for determining the number who fled to Canada during the 1960s and 1970s is that it was easy for countless unofficial draft evaders to live and work underground in Canada without applying for landed immigrant status.
While the book's central purpose is to deal with the Canadian social movement's response to the arrival and needs of war resisters, the author nevertheless argues that such discussions about the differences within categories of draft evaders, for example, create "[f]alse polarities between voluntary expatriates and political exiles, the politically motivated and those who were not, and so on" (p.
In 1977, US President Jimmy Carter granted a full, complete and unconditional pardon to all Vietnam-era draft evaders.
Stern has barred draft evaders and army dropouts from performing at military functions.
They may engage in civil disobedience by aiding draft evaders or disrupting military operations.
But ultimately more than 330,000 were classified as draft evaders.
President Jimmy Carter pardoned Vietnam-era draft evaders who fled to other countries.
But the Budapest-based Refugee Action Project estimates that 15,000 to 20,000 were draft evaders, many of whom crossed into Hungary, the sole NATO country bordering Yugoslavia.
In 1977, President Jimmy Carter, center, pardoned almost all Vietnam War draft evaders.
In 2002, an evening saluting Yarkoni was cancelled by the Israeli Artists' Union, after she voiced support for draft evaders.
After surviving that fire, I needed water imagery, and so I wrote a story about draft evaders going to Hawaii.
Together we raised funds for the support of draft evaders and for the relief of the numberless Vietnamese victims, who still have no memorial.
In granting the pardons, President Bush invoked the "healing tradition" of Presidential pardons granted at the end of wars - James Madison's pardon of War of 1812 pirates, Harry Truman's and Jimmy Carter's pardons of draft evaders.
Those who question or oppose overseas adventures will be branded as unpatriotic, or worse; draft evaders and tax resisters will be hunted down and punished.