Remembering Britain's conscientious objectors

New evidence shows that more Britons were against the First World War than previously recognised.

    A hundred years ago, the world was on the brink of the First World War.

    But while many rushed to join up and go to the front for a war they thought would be "over by Christmas", not everyone went to fight willingly.

    Those who refused on principle were called conscientious objectors

    Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee met some of their descendents in Northern England.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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