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USA: Prisoner of conscience: Agustín Aguayo (m)

Index Number: AMR 51/041/2007

US army medic Agustín Aguayo was found guilty of desertion and sentenced by a US court-martial in Wurzburg, Germany, to eight months’ imprisonment for refusing to participate in the war in Iraq. Amnesty International considers him to be a prisoner of conscience, imprisoned for his conscientious objection to participating in war.

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