- is a tool of oppression,
- is a source of nationalistic, chauvinistic sentiments,
- threatens peace,
- especially threatens minorities,
- forces innocent men to participate in barbaric actions.
- continuously and seriously violates human
Many young men has left Yugoslavia in
the last decade in order to avoid onscription. This process means a serious danger to some national communities, among them, to the Hungarian
minority in Vojvodina which has lost 50000 people in the last decade.
The satisfactory long-term solution for these problems is the abolition of conscription.
Henrik Farkas and Valentina Piattelli