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New military prison sentences for Israeli conscientious objectors

Israeli conscientious objectors Tal Mitnick and Sofia Orr were sentenced to 45 days in prison and 15 days probation for their refusal to take part in the war in Gaza and the ongoing occupation. Mitnick was sentenced on Tuesday April…

Ben Arad, young Israeli conscientious objector: “I will not take part in a war of vengeance”

Ben Arad is the third young Israeli to refuse enlistment in protest over the war in Gaza publicly; this morning he was sentenced to 20 days in military prison.  Ben Arad, an 18-year-old from Ramat Hasharon, arrived this morning at…