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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On 24 November 2009, The Ministry of Justice expressed its regret concerning the Concluding Observations on the third periodic report of the Republic of Korea that despite of the government delegation’s sincere and detailed replies, the Committee announced the Concluding Observations which include a number of factual errors.  The Ministry of Justice is especially concerned …
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E/C.12/KOR/Q/3 Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights Pre-sessional working group Implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights List of issues to be taken up in connection with the consideration of the third periodic report of the Republic of Korea concerning the rights covered by articles 1 to 15 of the …
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Women's Rights

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Freedom of Assembly and Demonstration

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