Response of "Refugee Review Tribunal'' of Australia on the Circassians in Israel

Refugee Review Tribunal
Research Response Number:   ISR32073
Country: Israel
Date: 20 August 2007
Keywords: Israel – Circassians – Military service – Alternative military service

This response was prepared by the Research & Information Services Section of the Refugee Review Tribunal (RRT) after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the RRT within time constraints. This response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. This research response may not, under any circumstance, be cited in a decision or any other document. Anyone wishing to use this information may only cite the primary source material contained herein.

1. Could I please have any recent general information on the treatment of Circassians in Israel?
2. Please provide any information on whether there is any form of conscientious objection or alternative military service for Circassians in Israel.
3. Please provide any information on how refusal to undertake military service is perceived in Israel.

Download the full-text document in PDF format