The following is an urgent appeal from 2008 to the Special Procedures of the Human Rights Council by several South Korean NGOs regarding the Korea-US negotiations on beef imports. [peekaboo name="appeal" onshow="Click to hide" onhide="Click to see the contents."] [peekaboo_content name="appeal"] Joint NGO Urgent Appeal Special Procedures of the Human Rights Council 14 JULY 2008 …
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Urgent Appeal to Special Rapporteur on the promotion and the protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression 1. Case : Prosecutors’ indictment of producers of ‘PD notebook’, the documentary program for an investigative report on mad cow disease and making writer’s personal emails public during investigation  2. Background  ‘PD notebook’, a documentary …
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Urgent Appeal to Special Rapporteur on the promotion and the protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression 1. Case A content-based disapproval of using Seoul Plaza and blockade of City Hall and Chungkye stream area 2. Background  Ever since the traumatic experience with the nationwide candlelit protests against Mad Cow Disease and …
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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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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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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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