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April 14, 2014 11:16 am

Draft-Evading Israeli Teens Face Jail Time

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An IDF Officer training ceremony. Photo: Wiki Commons.

The Telegraph – To some, they are heroes ready to trade their personal liberty for the sake of high principle. To others, they are spoiled rich kids, shirking their national duty on the backs of the less fortunate.

Now dozens of Israeli teenagers face possible jail terms and blighted career prospects after declaring that they will not join the army because of its “war crimes” in the occupied Palestinian territories.

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