1. Dissolution of the UPP   On December 19, 2014 the Constitutional Court ordered the dissolution of the Unified Progressive Party (“UPP”), stripping 5 lawmakers with the UPP of their seats in the National Assembly.   The Constitutional Court held that the UPP became controlled by the leading core or group with hidden or real …
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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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MINBYUN condemns the lawsuit by the National Intelligence Service On June 5, 2013, it was confirmed that on May 10, 3 agents from the National Intelligence Service(‘NIS’) filed a lawsuit against Mr. Kyung-uk Jang, Mr. Yong-min Kim, and Mr. Seung-bong Yang, member lawyers of MINBYUN-Lawyers for a Democratic Society(‘MINBYUN’) for 200,000,000 Korean Won each in …
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