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Asian NGOs’ Statement before the Special HRC Session on Myanmar Wednesday, 03 October 2007 In a joint statement before the United Nations Human Rights Council Special Session on Myanmar, FORUM-ASIA and 14 other non-goverment organizations in Asia urge the Council to send a high-level fact-finding mission to Myanmar and push for its ongoing presence in …
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ASIAN NGOS JOINT PRESS STATEMENT Thailand Must Take Clear and Decisive Action for Human Rights as New President of the UN Human Rights Council Asian NGOs Urge the New Asian Member States of the Council ‐ Malaysia, the Maldives, Qatar and Thailand to Strictly Comply with the Highest Human Rights Standards (22 June 2010, Bangkok/Geneva) …
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“Hyun Byung Chul should be responsible for crippling the operations of the NHRC and must resign” “Clear Procedures Needed to Select Suitable Commissioner” The resignation of Yu Nam Young and Mun Kyung Ran, 2 Standing Commissioner of National Human Rights Commission of Korea (NHRCK), shows that the crippling of the NHRCK has reached its limit. …
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  Chairman Hyun Byung-Chul and the Korean Government Must Take Responsibility for the Situation of the National Human Rights Commission of Korea Two standing Commissioners of the National Human Rights Commission of Korea(NHRCK), Mr. Nam-Young YU and Ms. Kyung-Ran MUN, decided to resign on 1st November 2010. The reason for their decision was that the …
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G20 Summit Manuals for Foreign Activists

10월 26th, 2010 | Posted by admin in 5. Uncategorized - (3 Comments)

(for the shortened version, please see post below) G20 Summit Manuals for Foreign Activists  The Constitution and the Criminal Procedure Law guarantee the freedom of assembly and human rights of civilians from undue compulsion by police and investigation. However, the Assembly and Demonstration Act and the Special Law for a Secure G20 Summit limit the …
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Joint NGO Urgent Appeal  Special Procedures of the Human Rights Council   14 JULY 2008       Submitted by   MINBYUN-Lawyers for a Democratic Society, PSPD-People’s Solidarity for Participatory Democracy, Korea Women’s Association United (KWAU), Korean Progressive Network Jinbonet, NGOs in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the Untied Nations, …
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[CERD] Statement(2007)

10월 15th, 2010 | Posted by admin in 2. Documents from other NGOs - (댓글 끄기)

COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION   Seventy-first session Geneva, 30 July-17 August 2007 CONSIDERATION OF REPORTS SUBMITTED BY STATES PARTIES UNDER ARTICLE 9 OF THE CONVENTION   Concluding observations of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination REPUBLIC OF KOREA         1. The Committee considered the thirteenth to fourteenth …
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Full text of the press statement delivered by the UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, Mr. Frank La Rue, after the conclusion of his visit to the Republic of Korea   Seoul, 17 May 2010 I visited the Republic of Korea from 6 to …
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MINBYUN-Lawyers for a Democratic Society, NGO in Special Consultative Status with ECOSOC Contact information: Mr. Dong-Hwa Lee Phone number: +82-2-522-7284, +82-10-9947-9920 Email: m321@chol.com Language(s): ENGLISH ONLY HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL 13th session Agenda Item 4 Situation Concerning the National Human Rights Commission of Republic of Korea   1. MINBYUN-Lawyers for a Democratic Society, a non-governmental organization …
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The Summary Report of the Infringement Cases of Freedom of Opinion and Expression  in South Korea   submitted by   Joint Korean NGOs for Official Visit of Special Rapporteur in Republic of Korea   ◆   Contact Point: Mr. Dong-Hwa Lee International Coordinator MINBYUN-Lawyers for a Democratic Society E-mail: m321@chol.com Tel: +82 522 7284 / 82 …
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