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Disability draft (also called draft of disabled persons) is the conscripting of disabled persons for military service, or a system that permits the conscription of disabled persons for military service.

Causes

Major subject to draft of disabled persons

Disability conscription is regardless of disability type. People with mild or minor disabilities, as well as invisible disabilities (mental disability etc.) are often subject to conscription for disabled people.

Cases

Below are listed known cases of the drafting of disabled persons.

Influence

Disability draft is considered a violation of the human rights of the disabled and negatively affects the combat power of the military.

Solutions

See also

References

  1. ^ "<旧陸軍>知的障害者も徴兵 大戦中、480人以上(毎日新聞)". Mainichi shinbun (in Japanese). 2005-09-19.
  2. ^ Hsiao, Lisa (1989). "Project Project 100,000: The Great Society's Answer to Military Manpower Needs in Vietnam".
  3. ^ "North Korea cuts minimum height for military conscripts as past famine consequences hit". AFP. 2012-04-02.
  4. ^ ""키 145cm, 몸무게 43kg이면 북한군 현역"". Daily NK (in Korean). 2012-04-02.
  5. ^ "'칠곡 20대女 살해' 지적장애인, 13년전 軍복무". Donga Ilbo (in Korean). 2012-10-03.
  6. ^ "[기동] 시각장애인이 '현역 1급' 판정". Seoul Broadcasting System (in Korean). 2004-12-20.
  7. ^ ""시각장애인이 웬 현역 1등급"". Kangwon Domin Ilbo (in Korean). 2005-09-01.