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Conscript facing jail again for refusing to go against his conscience

Headline Title:  Conscript facing jail again for refusing to go against his conscience 25 March 2013 A handful of Israeli teenagers go to prison every year because they refuse to serve in their country’s army on grounds of conscience.  Nineteen-year old Natan Blanc from Haifa has been through this seven times in four months.  Blanc says he will not participate in human rights violations against Palestinians in the Occupied Territories. He was first imprisoned after refusing the military call-up up last November.  So far he has served 116 days in jail.  Every few…

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