Conscientious objection to military service in Turkey. Beliefs of personal nature falling outside the scope of conscientious objection.
Art. 9 ECHR
Only a conflict between a person’s conscience or his or her deeply and genuinely held religious or ethical beliefs falls within the scope of Art. 9 ECHR, in respect of conscientious objection.
(In the instant case, the applicant maintained that he had not completed his military service owing to his poor financial situation and his mother’s illness).