Report of the Human Rights Council on its tenth session: Consideration of universal periodic review outcomes
Report of the Human Rights Council on its tenth session
(a) Views expressed by the State under review on the recommendations and/or conclusions as well as on its voluntary commitments and on the outcome
"555. Concerning the recommendation to recognize conscientious objection to military service and with respect to recognizing the right of persons renouncing military service on religious grounds, Turkmenistan provided information that conditions existed that allowed for guaranteeing the right to freedom of religion and the fulfilment of military duty by serving in non-military structures of the Ministry of Defence, such as medical and construction units. Turkmenistan also indicated that the process of improving the legislation on religious organizations was ongoing."