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January 28, 2000
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A group that monitors human rights in the former Soviet Union is calling for the release of a Jewish man they say has been imprisoned for requesting to substitute civilian service for mandatory military duty. The Union of Councils for Soviet Jews said Dmitry Neverovsky, 27, a member of the Antimilitary Radical Association, has been abused by prison guards and placed in an unheated cell.

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