Group petitions High Court to reduce male military service

July 22, 2010 15:38

The Movement for Quality Government Thursday asked the High Court to annul the temporary order in the National Security Law that extends men's mandatory military service requirement from two and a half to three years, Israel Radio reported.

On Wednesday, the Knesset extended the validity of the temporary order for another year and a half.

The Movement for Quality government in its petition to the court called the order unlawful and in violation of the fundamental rights of soldiers.

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