World survey of conscription and conscientious objection to military service

This survey forms part of the continuing research project on conscription and conscientious objection of War Resisters' International. Additional funding for the Right to Refuse to Kill programme was granted by the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust.

Copyright © 1998 War Resisters' International, updates 2005 © Quaker Council for European Affairs, later updates under a Creative Commons licence.

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For information on how the international human rights system can be used to protect conscientious objectors at risk, visit WRI's project A Conscientious Objector's Guide to the International Human Rights System:
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Index of country reports

Afghanistan
Albania
Algeria
Andorra
Angola
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
Armenia
Australia
Austria
Azerbaijan

Bahamas
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Barbados
Belarus
Belgium
Belize
Benin
Bermuda
Bhutan
Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Botswana
Brazil
Brunei
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Burma (Myanmar)
Burundi

Cambodia
Cameroon
Canada
Cape Verde
Central African Republic
Chad
Chile
China
Colombia
Comores
Congo Brazzaville
Congo, Democratic Republic of
Costa Rica
Croatia
Cuba
Cyprus
Czech Republic

Denmark
Djibouti
Dominica
Dominican Republic

Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
United Arab Emirates
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Estonia
Ethiopia

Fiji
Finland
France

Gabon
Gambia
Georgia
Germany
Ghana
Greece
Grenada
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana

Haiti
Honduras
Hungary

Iceland
India
Indonesia
Iran
Iraq
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Ivory Coast

Jamaica
Japan
Jordan

Kazakhstan
Kenya
Korea, North
Korea, South
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan

Laos
Latvia
Lebanon
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg

Macedonia
Madagascar
Malawi
Malaysia
Mali
Malta
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mexico
Moldova
Monaco
Mongolia
Montenegro
Morocco
Mozambique

Namibia
Nepal
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Norway

Oman

Pakistan
Palestinian Autonomous Zones
Panama
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Puerto Rico

Qatar

Romania
Russian Federation
Rwanda

San Marino
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Serbia
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
Somalia
South Africa
Spain
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Suriname
Swaziland
Sweden
Switzerland
Syria

Taiwan
Tajikistan
Tanzania
Thailand
Togo
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkmenistan

Uganda
Ukraine
United Kingdom
United States of America
Uruguay
Uzbekistan

Venezuela
Vietnam

Western Sahara

Yemen

Zambia
Zimbabwe