Israel: The price of principles: Imprisonment of conscientious objectors

Israel: The price of principles: Imprisonment of conscientious objectors

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Index Number: MDE 15/049/1999
Date Published: 1 September 1999
Categories: Israel and Occupied Palestinian Territories, Middle East And North Africa

This document looks at the issue of conscientious objection in Israel where every year people are sent to prison because they object to performing military service for reasons of conscience. It looks at the law which allows this to happen, the discrimination between male and female objectors and the trial process that they face. The report also contains a selection of case histories.


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