IDF release conscientious objector Natan Blanc

By JPOST.COM STAFF
June 4, 2013 18:29

The IDF on Tuesday releases 20-year-old conscientious objector Natan Blanc from military prison and relieved him of his draft duties.

Blanc servedy six months in prison after declaring his refusal to join the army because of the occupation.

During Blanc's time in prison, human rights groups such as Amnesty International had lobbied for his release.

Yaakov Lappin contributed to this report.


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