1. Disciplinary Action against the Human Rights Lawyers   Last October, the Prosecutors’ Office submitted to the Korean Bar Association (“KBA”) the application for commencement of the disciplinary action against seven Minbyun lawyers.  The government claimed in the applications that the lawyers violated professional ethics when they were acting in the best interest of their …
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To The Human Rights Committee:   Re: Updates on Key Human Rights Concerns with respect to adoption of the LOI for the Country Report of the Republic of Korea   March 11, 2015   1. Dissolution of the UPP   On December 19, 2014 the Constitutional Court ordered the dissolution of the Unified Progressive Party …
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Press Statement by the defense counsel regarding the Constitutional Court’s decision disbanding the Unified Progressive Party   The defense counsel of the Unified Progressive Party has done its best to keep the democracy of our society. However, we could not fulfill the duties and, as a result, a situation that the democracy of our society …
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