[Photo] A two-man demonstration against punitive alternatives to military service

Posted on : 2018-11-06 16:32 KST Modified on : 2019-10-19 20:29 KST

Jeong Hyeon (left), served 18 months for conscientious objection to military service. On Jeong’s right is Oh Gyeong-taek, who is currently on trial for conscientious objection, is facing 36 months, twice the period of standard military service, in a corrections facility. The two men engaged in a demonstration against systems of punitive alternative service imposed on conscientious objectors in front of the Ministry of National Defense in Seoul on Nov. 5. (Park Jong-shik, staff photographer)