Urgent Appeal to Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression 1. Case An arrest of a famous internet blogger, pen-named “Minerva” in South Korea 2. Background  A wildly popular internet financial pundit, “Minerva” was arrested on Jan. 7, 2009 for making false information online under the …
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 Urgent Appeal on “Yongsan tragedy” based by Police CrackdownJan. 25, 2009    Submitted by :   GONGGAM (Korean Public Interest Lawyers Group),   KCTU (Korean Confederation of Trade Unions),   KHIS,   MINBYUN (Lawyers for a Democratic Society),   Minkahyup (Human Rights Group),   PSPD (People’s Solidarity for Participatory Democracy),   SARANGBANG     Contact Point : …
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1. The government of the Republic of Korea submitted the Written Answer on Oct. 10, 2008 for the Urgent Appeal on July 10, 2008 by the Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression and the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders and for …
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Additional Information On Joint NGO Urgent Appeal  Special Procedures of the Human Rights Council  25 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, GONGGAM-Korean Public …
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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, GONGGAM-Korean Public Interest Lawyers Group, …
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E/CN.4/2002/NGO/126 COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS Fifty-eighth session Item 11 (g) of the provisional agenda 1. MINBYUN-Lawyers for a Democratic Society was established in 1988 to contribute the democratization of Korean society. Since then, MINBYUN has worked to improve human rights conditions in legal area, and defended the political prisoners who were particularly arrested in violation …
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Thirteenth session Agenda item 4 Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention 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 with Economic and Social Council resolution 1996/31. [15 February 2010] * This written …
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A/HRC/7/NGO/30 22 February 2008 HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL Seventh 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 statement …
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We say NO to FTA, which threatens people’s health right People’s health is under threat. Neo-liberal globalization is the keyword explaining the current global political and economic system. Its policies and orders, implemented through multinational as well as bilateral or regional trade agreements, deterioratepublic interest and deprive the people of their rights to access to …
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This statement is made on behalf of 269 non-governmental organisations. It cannot be made on behalf of all non-governmental organisations because we have no authority to do so. During the 60 years of the Commission on Human Rights, non-governmental organisations have played, in the words of the General Assembly, “an important role at the national, …
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