2019: Gov't to stop using the term "conscientious objectors"
Kriegsdienstverweigerung: Internat. Tag der KdV 15. Mai
The South Korean government will stop using the term “conscientious objectors” when referring to people who refuse to serve in the
military and will replace the term with “religious objectors.”
The Defense Ministry announced Friday that it would no longer use “conscientious objectors” for official documents, saying “religious
objectors” would be more accurate.
The move comes after tens of thousands of people found the term misleading and complained to the ministry. ...