Teenagers write to PM: We won't join an army that commits war crimes

Dozens of teenagers sent a letter to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday declaring their intention to refuse to enlist to the IDF for moral reasons.

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The teenagers said in their letter that they will not join the army in protest of "the ongoing occupation and the army's invasion of civilian life that deepens the notions of chauvinism, militarism, violence, inequality and racism in society."

 

 

The letter's authors urge Israeli youth nearing the age of 18 to reconsider "the meaning of army service."

 

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