War Resister Agustin Aguayo Released

Army medic Agustin Aguayo was released this week after more than six months in military custody for refusing to deploy to Iraq a second time. Aguayo went AWOL for weeks after refusing the order. He was taken into military custody and jailed after turning himself in. Full Story »

Posted by Dwight Rousu
Tags Help
Subjects: U.S., Politics
Member Tags: consciencious objector, Agustin Aguayo, AWOL, refusing deployment
Editorial Help
Posted by: Posted by Dwight Rousu - Apr 20, 2007 - 3:03 PM PDT
Edit Lock: This story can be edited

Reviews

Show All | Notes | Comments | Quotes | Links
Dwight Rousu
4.5
by Dwight Rousu - Oct. 1, 2008

The harassment and barratry against a consciencious objector is described in large part by a direct interview with the conciencious objector's wife. The man spent duty in Iraq and as a matter of conscience did not load his rifle. The army trying to force a soldier into this immoral fray instigates some interesting moral questions.

See Full Review » (7 answers)

Comments on this story Help (BETA)

NT Rating | My Rating

Ratings

4.3

not enough reviews
from 2 reviews (20% confidence)
Quality
4.5
Fairness
5.0
Information
5.0
Sourcing
5.0
Context
4.0
Popularity
3.5
Recommendation
3.5
Credibility
4.0
# Reviews
1.0
# Views
1.0
# Likes
1.0
# Emails
1.0
More
How our ratings work »
(See these related stories.)

Links Help

No links yet. Please review this story to add some!