Amnesty appeals for Serbian conscientious objectors

Jun 20, 2000 -- (RFE/RL) Amnesty International said in a press release on 19 June that Yugoslav conscientious objectors "are still paying a high price for their convictions" and face huge legal dangers from the Belgrade authorities.

AI criticized Western governments for not doing more to help the young men and appealed to those governments not to deport conscientious objectors or deserters who "face arrest, prosecution, or imprisonment" at home.

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