WRI statement, and acquittal of CO Nikos Karanikas

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Nikos KaranikasNikos KaranikasGreek conscientious objector Nikos Karanikas was acquitted on 8th March for charges of insubordination. The reasons for this were primarily administrative, and he can expect more call ups and prosecutions in future. In advance of the trial, WRI joined with Amnesty International and the European Bureau for Conscientious Objection in making a statement condemning the persecution of Nikos.