USA: Further information: Woman detained for conscientious objection: Kimberly Rivera

USA: Further information: Woman detained for conscientious objection: Kimberly Rivera

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Index Number: AMR 51/081/2012
Date Published: 21 September 2012
Categories: USA

On 20 September, US servicewoman Kimberly Rivera was arrested and detained by US military authorities after losing her deportation case in Canada and returning to the USA. She faces a court martial for desertion and a prison sentence. As she is being detained solely because of her conscientious objection to participating in the armed conflict in Iraq, she is a prisoner of conscience.


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