130 non-governmental organizations across the globe call upon the UN Human Rights Council to hold a Special Session on the current human rights catastrophe in Sri Lanka in 2009. [peekaboo name="appeal" onshow="Click to hide" onhide="Read the letter."] [peekaboo_content name="appeal"] 13 May 2009 H.E. Dr. Martin I. Uhomoibhi President of the UN Human Rights Council Fax: …
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On March 24th, 2006 Korean and US NGOs submitted a letter to the United States Trade Representative voicing concern about copyright issues arising due to the Korea-US FTA Negotiation. Read the [peekaboo name="letter" onshow="Click to hide" onhide="Coalition Letter of NGOs to the United States Trade Representative"] [peekaboo_content name="letter"] March 24th, 2006 Ambassador Rob Portman United …
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Informal consultations of the Commission on Human Rights Palais des Nations 22 November 2005 Joint Statement of Asian NGOs on the proposed Human Rights Council We, the following Asian NGOs welcome the informal consultations of the Commission on Human Rights at the initiative of the President of the sixtieth session of the General Assembly and …
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24th May 2011 Human Rights Council Seventeenth session Agenda item 3 Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development Written statement* submitted by MINBYUN – Lawyers for a Democratic Society, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status The Secretary-General has received the following written …
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Situation of Civil and Political Rights in Republic of Korea HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE Eighty-eighth session I. INTRODUCTION 1. We, MINBYUN-Lawyers for a Democratic Society, in consultation with the Korean Human Rights Organizations Network composed of 38 human rights organizations in Republic of Korea, make this oral statement to the Human Rights Committee which will review …
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An Open Letter to the Chief Justice of Myanmar (Burma) January 6th, 2012 Dear Chief Justice, MINBYUN – Lawyers for a Democratic Society, a legal NGO in Special Consultative Status with UNECOSOC in South Korea, is writing to you regarding the letter submitted to the Burmese president dated November 4th, 2011 by sixteen lawyers who …
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COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS Fifty-eighth session Item 11 (g) of the provisional agenda CIVIL AND POLITICAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE QUESTION OF: CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTION TO MILITARY SERVICE Written statement* submitted by MINBYUN-Lawyers for a Democratic Society, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status The Secretary-General has received the following written statement which is circulated in accordance …
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Press Statement Dec 28, 2010 MINBYUN Welcomes But is Unsatisfied with the Constitutional Court’s Decision of Incompatible with the Constitution on the Protection of Communication Secrets Act Article 6, Clause 7 Today, the Constitutional Court ruled Article 6 Clause 7 of the Protection of Communication Secrets Act as incompatible with the constitution for its infringement …
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Joint NGO Submission The 14th Session of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Republic of Korea 23 April 2012 Submitted by The Korean NGO Coalition for the 2nd Cycle of the UPR on the Republic of Korea The 53 Korean NGOs participating in the preparation of the submission are as follows: Advocates for Public Interest Law …
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STATEMENT We strongly condemn the ROK government’s deportation measure on Benjamain Monnet and Angie Zelter. Benjamain Monnet, a peace activist, who had been protesting the construction of a naval base in Gangjeong village on Jeju Island, was deported at 7:30 pm on 15 March 2012, through Incheon International Airport. Angie Zelter was also asked to …
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