28th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 3 : Promotion and Protection of Civil, Political, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights   General Debate Oral Statement delivered by Ms. Ha Na Kim   13 March 2015 Thank you, Mr. President,   MINBYUN welcomes the Report of the Special Rapporteur, Mr. Michel Forst on …
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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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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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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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