Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review: Uzbekistan

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A/HRC/10/83

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88. Slovenia asked (a) what steps the Government was taking to ensure that all individuals with a conscientious objection to military service are able to exercise this right and not only those belonging to recognized religious groups whose beliefs require such refusal; (...) Slovenia recommended that Uzbekistan (d) ensure that conscientious objection to military service is available to individuals irrespective of their religion or belief, that the process for consideration applications is under civilian control and to provide a non-punitive civilian alternative service; (b) respond soon to these requests (of special procedures to visit the country) in a positive way.

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II. CONCLUSIONS AND/OR RECOMMENDATIONS

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105. Uzbekistan indicated indicated that it would study the conformity of the following recommendations with the national legislation of Uzbekistan and will provide its answer in due time:

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11. Ensure that conscientious objection to military service is available to individuals irrespective of their religion or belief and that the process for consideration applications is under civilian control and to provide a non-punitive civilian alternative service (Slovenia);

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Source: http://daccess-dds-ny.un.org/doc/UNDOC/GEN/G09/120/07/PDF/G0912007.pdf?…

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