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Amnesty International  Report 2013


The 2013 Annual Report on
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South Korea: Ban on political party another sign of shrinking ...
19 December 2014

A decision by South Korea's Constitutional Court to dissolve an opposition political party could have chilling consequences for freedom of expression ...

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Amnesty International | South Korea: Ban on political party ...
19 December 2014

A decision by South Korea's Constitutional Court to dissolve an opposition political party could have chilling consequences for freedom of expression ...

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South Korea: Stop tear gas supply or risk fuelling repression in ...
15 December 2014

The South Korean authorities must immediately stop the planned shipment of massive amounts of tear gas to Turkey, where the security forces have ...

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Amnesty International | South Korea: Stop tear gas supply or ...
15 December 2014

The South Korean authorities must immediately stop the planned shipment of massive amounts of tear gas to Turkey, where the security forces have ...

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South Korea: Bitter harvest: Exploitation and forced labour of ...
20 October 2014

Migrant workers under the Employment Permit System (EPS) make up a substantial proportion of the agricultural workforce in South Korea. Their labour ...

Report       ASA 25/004/2014

South Korea: End rampant abuse of migrant farm workers ...
19 October 2014

The South Korean government must end the exploitation and widespread use of forced labour of migrant agricultural workers, Amnesty International ...

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The right to conscientious objection to military service
1 September 2014

Amicus Curiae opinion submitted to the Constitutional Court of Korea by Amnesty International, Friends World Committee for Consultation (Quakers) ...

Report       POL 31/001/2014

South Korea: Further information: Trade union leader released ...
3 April 2014

Trade union leader, Kim Jungwoo, was released on bail on 1 April pending the outcome of his appeal hearing. He was detained in June 2013 after taking ...

Urgent Action       ASA 25/003/2014

Abusive labour migration policies: Submission to the UN ...
2 April 2014

This paper focuses on labour migration policies that increase migrant workers' risk of suffering labour exploitation and other abuses at the hand of private ...

Report       IOR 42/002/2014

South Korea: Demand release of trade union leader: Kim ...
14 March 2014

Trade union leader, Kim Jungwoo, is at risk of receiving a further prison sentence at an appeal hearing on 4 April. He has been detained since June ...

Urgent Action       ASA 25/002/2014