UA 311/94 - Cyprus: conscientious objection: Georgios Louka Karamanos, Alvertos Louka Karamanos, Georgios Costa Antoniou, Andreas Ionathan Charalambous, Andreas Panayioti Georgiou, Panayiotis Dimitris Talia, Savva Costa Perikli, Dimosthenos Dimitraki Loiz
At least 19 conscientious objectors are reported to be facing trial in Cyprus in September and October 1994. All are Jehovah's Witnesses and as such are opposed to performing any form of military service. If convicted, they face up to one year's imprisonment. AI will consider them prisoners of conscience if they are imprisoned.