Information subsequent to POL5972 on military conscription [POL9531]

Please find attached a number of articles relating to military service in Poland. No further information is currently available to the IRBDC on this topic.

Amnesty International (AI Index: POL 31/01/91). January 1991. Conscientious Objection to Military Service. London: Amnesty International Publications.

Chicago Tribune. 31 January 1991. "Poland to Let Conscripts
Serve Military Time on Police Force." (NEXIS)

FBIS-EEU-91-141. 13 July 1991. "Sole-Provider Army Conscripts to Be Released" in Radio Warszawa Network [Warsaw, in Polish], 22 July 1991.

FBIS-EEU-91-034. 20 February 1991. "Military Deferments
Explained" in Domestic Service [Warsaw, in Polish], 15 February 1991.

_____. 20 February 1991. "Group Protests Conscientious Objector Conscription" in PAP [Warsaw, in English], 17 February 1991.

FBIS-EEU-90-206. 24 October 1990. "Mazowiecki on Military Draft Order" in Domestic Service [Warsaw, in Polish], 23 October 1990.

FBIS-EEU-90-198. 12 October 1990. "Problems with Military Service Alternatives Viewed" in Gazeta Wyborcza [Warsaw, in Polish], 6-7 October 1990.

FBIS-EEU-90-193. 4 October 1990. "Defense Ministry Reduces Military Service" in PAP [Warsaw, in English], 2 October 1990.

FBIS-EEU-90-133. 11 July 1990. "New Draft Military Service Law Discussion," Editorial Report.

United Press International. 29 January 1991, BC Cycle. "Poland Reduces Military Draft." (NEXI)