Further information on UA 78/94 (ASA 25/12/94, 1 March) - South Korea: mass arrests / fear of ill-treatment / legal concern: at least 30 arrests of members or alleged members of Nohaetoosa (Socialists for Workers' Liberation), Heemagsae (Bird of Hope) sin

Further information on UA 78/94 (ASA 25/12/94, 1 March) - South Korea: mass arrests / fear of ill-treatment / legal concern: at least 30 arrests of members or alleged members of Nohaetoosa (Socialists for Workers' Liberation), Heemagsae (Bird of Hope) sin

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Index Number: ASA 25/014/1994
Date Published: 25 March 1994
Categories: Asia And The Pacific, South Korea

Another six members and supporters of the singing troupe Heemangsaw were reportedly arrested on 24 March 1994 in Seoul after participating in a peaceful rally to demand the release of five other Heemangsae members detained on 21 and 22 February. AI is concerned that they appear to be prisoners of conscience.


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