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Country report and updates: Cape Verde

Articles related to conscientious objection

20 Jul 1998

1 Conscription

conscription exists

Military service is compulsory under art. 34 of the constitution. [1]

military service

All men are liable for military service, which lasts for 2 years. [2]

postponement and exemption

No information about this is available.


According to one source, conscription is selective, but it is not known in what way recruitment and selection of conscripts takes place.