Adoption network for conscientious objectors in Western Europe: France: Jeremy Bernardi

Adoption network for conscientious objectors in Western Europe: France: Jeremy Bernardi

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Index Number: EUR 21/002/1992
Date Published: 16 July 1992
Categories: Europe And Central Asia, France

Jeremy Bernardi, a Jehovah's Witness, is serving two concurrent sentences of 15 months' imprisonment because of his refusal, on grounds of conscience, to perform military service. He is a "total objector", that is, he rejects civilian as well as military service on religious grounds. Amnesty International considers him a prisoner of conscience and is calling for his immediate and unconditional release.


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