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06/05/1998 1 Conscription

conscription does not exist

Grenada has no regular armed forces and there is no conscription. [1] [4]

2 Conscientious objection

The right to conscientious objection is not legally recognized. [4]

5 History

Conscription has never existed since independence was achieved in 1974.

Following the March 1979 coup the government established a 1,000 to 1,500-strong People's Revolutionary Army and a People's Militia, consisting of 25,000 volunteers.

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