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NOVEMBER 10, 2015
SOUTH KOREA

Constitutional Court Examines South Korea’s Treatment of Conscientious Objectors

Constitutional Court Examines South Korea’s Treatment of Conscientious Objectors

On July 9, 2015, South Korea’s Constitutional Court held a public hearing on the constitutional complaint of three conscientious objectors to military service. What reasoning might move the Court to recognize the right to conscientious objection—and possibly lead South Korea to adopt alternative civilian service? This video summarizes the hearing and the issues confronting the Court.

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Jehovah’s Witnesses are known worldwide for refusing to go to war. Learn why we take this stand.