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Conscientious Objector Receives ‘Not Guilty’ Verdict at Court of Appeal

Conscientious Objector Receives ‘Not Guilty’ Verdict at Court of Appeal

GWANGJU, Oct. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – The first verdict in a case of conscientious objection due to religious beliefs has been made at the Gwangju District Court of Appeal, with the judge declaring the defendant innocent of the charges. The ruling is expected to trigger controversy over the implementation of alternative forms of mandatory service.   [...]