Turkish Cypriot conscientious objector chooses jail over paying fine

A military court hearing in the north on Thursday refused to recognise Halil Karapasiaoglou, 33, as a conscientious objector and imposed a fine which the Turkish Cypriot said he was refusing to pay, choosing instead to face 20 days imprisonment. The court ordered the payment of a fine of £2,000 Turkish Lira – around €360 … Continue reading Turkish Cypriot conscientious objector chooses jail over paying fine