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Naval medic Michael Lyons' appeal over being sentenced to seven months in military correction centre for disobeying orders takes place at 10.30am on Thursday 13 October 2011, at the Royal Courts of Justice in The Strand, London.
A medic in the Royal Navy who was detained at court martial in July this year will appeal his conviction at the High Court on Thursday 13 October.
Forces Watch is running a series of events to launch its new campaign questioning armed forces recruitment in schools.
The government has promised to improve the rights of teenage soldiers by allowing them to leave the armed forces up until the age of eighteen.
A Christian NGO has added its voice to the growing support for Michael Lyons, a member of the Royal Navy who is facing imprisonment for 'wilful disobedience'.
Forces Watch has said that a report by MPs reveals confusion at the highest levels over the laws on people aged under 18 in the armed forces.
Human rights campaigners have welcomed an MP's attempt to raise the minimum age of enlistment in the UK armed forces to eighteen.
Defence Secretary Liam Fox is being urged to uphold the right of armed forces personnel to be given a discharge if they develop a conscientious objection.