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THERE'S a case for conscientious objectors in World War One to be seen as heroes, according to a contributor to a radio programme on the subject to be broadcast next week.
But there was a significant minority who refused to fight in the war - 16,000 men who earned the hatred of their own communities by registering as conscientious objectors.
Motorways needed OBJECTORS to new motorways are not acting in the best interests of the community, nor do they represent the majority of the people.
Unfortunately the so called Welsh Streets Home Group, objectors to the demolition, got wind of his visit and hijacked the meeting by using the social media to gather their supporters from around the city.
This opens the road to a change in the law," Murat Kanatli, north Cyprus' first official conscientious objector told the Cyprus Mail minutes after a judge read out yesterday's verdict.
One of the most disturbing stories Shaw tells is of Robert Litler Craig, a 32-year-old Jehovah's Witness objector who was submitted to successive ice cold showers in Winnipeg's Minto Street Barracks until he lost consciousness and had to be hospitalized (89-90).
Abdo, a 20-year-old infantryman assigned to the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, filed for conscientious objector status in June because his faith and the military do not match with each other.
whose then existing creed or principles forbid its members to participate in war in any form" were granted conscientious objector status.
Brock focuses mainly on the experiences of European conscientious objectors, though there are also papers on Australia, Japan, and Canada.
Section 587 of the John Warner National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2007 required GAO to address (1) the trends in the number of conscientious objector applications for the active and reserve components during calendar years 2002 through 2006; (2) how each component administers its process for evaluating conscientious objector applications; and (3) whether, upon discharge, conscientious objectors are eligible for the same benefits as other former servicemembers.
You refused to be drafted during the Vietnam War, and when you went to court as a religious objector to the war over what you called "my beliefs" as a Muslim, you turned many Americans against you.
soldiers killed in Iraq erected by Jeff Heaton, a Vietnam War conscientious objector, are visible from a local commuter train station and a nearby freeway, eliciting protests from commuters.
I commend Webb for his conscientious objector stand, but I wonder if his comrades were aware that Webb was endangering their lives.
9, 1943, Franz Jagerstatter's career as a conscientious objector came to an end when the Reich Military Tribunal executed the Austrian farmer for refusing to serve in the Nazi military.
During the subsequent trial, Paredes applied for conscientious objector status and was denied.