Israeli Activist Chooses Jail Over Military Service to Protest the Occupation · Global Voices

GLOBAL VOICES | on Tue, Jan 2, 6:03 PM

“There is no justification for ruling over others. There is no moral occupation.” Mattan Helman in a screenshot from “Morality and Conscience Face Every Law” published on YouTube by SocialTV. Mattan Helman, 20 years old, refuses to serve in the Israeli military, even though doing so means he is breaking the country's law.[1] Helman is an activist from HaOgen in central Israel, approximately 26 kilometers north-west of Tel Aviv. He was assigned to the Nahal Brigrade, one of the Israel Defence ...

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