To take full advantage of multimedia content, you must have the Flash plugin installed in your browser.
To connect, you need to enable cookies in your browser settings.
For an optimal navigation, the RFI site is compatible with the following browsers: Internet Explorer 8 and above, Firefox 10 and +, Safari 3+, Chrome 17 and + etc.
In Israel, rejecting the mandatory military service lands you in jail automatically. The draft refusers, also called conscientious objectors, are mainly women. One of them, Tamar Zeevi, spent months in jail after she refused to join the army to protest against the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
Despite her political opinion, the 19 year-old activist has finally been discharged due to reasons of conscience.
It’s a rare move, according to the Israeli NGO Mesarvot.
In the first report of a two-part series, Sabrina Myre meets Tamar Zeevi, just a few days after her release.
Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners launch hunger strike in Israel