JULY 2, 2015
During the past 60 years, South Korea has sentenced more than 18,000 young men to serve over 35,000 years of imprisonment for conscientious objection to military service. How are views on this issue changing in South Korea? Will the time come when the right to conscientious objection is respected in South Korea? What position has the international community taken on conscientious objection? This video presents the challenges that hold South Korea at an impasse.