Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Wiki---- -Inspired Conscientious Objection Leads to Court-Martial

A UK sailor who decided not to deploy to Afghanistan based on his re-evaluation of his moral compass after reading documents on Wiki---- is headed to a court-martial unless his conscientious objector package is approved.  Apparently conscientious objectors are a rarity in the UK.  Michael Lyons, a Royal Navy medic, was the first applicant to the Advisory Committee on Conscientious Objectors since the mid-90s.