South Korea

South Korea suspends tear gas supplies to Bahrain - 7 January 2014

Headline Title:  South Korea suspends tear gas supplies to Bahrain South Korea today announced a halt to shipments of tear gas to Bahrain, following pressure from Amnesty International and other human rights groups which worked alongside South Korea today announced a halt to shipments of tear gas to Bahrain, following pressure from Amnesty International and other human rights groups. Media Node:  Bahrain tear gas Story Location:  Bahrain 26° 11' 38.544" N, 50° 32' 54.3804" E “South Korea is sending a clear message that the Bahraini authorities’ ongoing repression of peaceful protests is unacceptable and will not be rewarded with future weapons transfers. Other countries that continue to supply Bahrain with tear gas and related equipment should sit up and take notice” Source:  Brian Wood, Head of Arms Control and Human Rights at Amnesty International Date:  Tue, 07/01/2014 URL:  Stop the shipment Description:  Campaign by Bahrain Watch URL:  Bahrain’s use of tear gas against protesters increasingly deadly Description:  News story, 26 January 2012 URL:  Arms trade to Middle East and North Africa shows failure of export controls Description:  News story/report, 19 October 2011

Corée du Sud. Il faut mettre fin aux arrestations de dirigeants syndicalistes et respecter les droits des grévistes

Les autorités sud-coréennes doivent maîtriser les forces de police et respecter les droits des travailleurs en grève, a déclaré Amnesty International après que la police a effectué un raid important dans les locaux de la Confédération coréenne des syndicats (KCTU) à Séoul le 22 décembre. Les autorités sud-coréennes doivent maîtriser les forces de police et respecter les droits des travailleurs en grève, a déclaré Amnesty International après que la police a effectué un raid importan

South Korea: Stop arrests of trade union leaders and respect the rights of striking workers

The South Korean authorities must rein in the police and respect the rights of striking workers, Amnesty International said after a massive police raid on the offices of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) in Seoul on Sunday The South Korean authorities must rein in the police and respect the rights of striking workers, Amnesty International said after a massive police raid on the offices of the Korean Confederation of
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خلفية

في ديسمبر/كانون الأول انتُخبت بارك غيون-هايي رئيسة لجمهورية كوريا، وهي أول امرأة تفوز بمنصب الرئاسة في البلاد.


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Background

In December, Park Geun-hye was elected as the first woman President of the Republic of Korea (South Korea), due to take of


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Contexte

Park Geun-hye a été élue présidente de la Corée du Sud en décembre.


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Información general

En diciembre, Park Geun-hye fue elegida primera presidenta de Corea del Sur, para tomar posesión de su cargo en f


Corée du Sud. La liberté d’expression est la cible d’attaques motivées par des considérations politiques

En Corée du Sud, on assiste à une hausse très nette de la fréquence à laquelle les autorités utilisent les lois relatives à la sécurité nationale dans le but politique de bâillonner le débat, a déclaré Amnesty International. En Corée du Sud, on assiste à une hausse très nette de la fréquence à laquelle les autorités utilisent les lois relatives à la sécurité nationale dans le but politique de bâillonner le débat, a déc

South Korea: The politically motivated onslaught on free speech

South Korea has seen a dramatic increase in the abuse of national security laws in a politically motivated attempt to silence debate, Amnesty International said on Thursday. South Korea has seen a dramatic increase in the abuse of national security laws in a politically motivated attempt to silence debate, Amnesty International said on Thursday.

South Korea: The politically motivated onslaught on free speech - 28 November 2012

Headline Title:  South Korea: The politically motivated onslaught on free speech South Korea has seen a dramatic increase in the abuse of national security laws in a politically motivated attempt to silence debate, Amnesty International said on Thursday. South Korea has seen a dramatic increase in the abuse of national security laws in a politically motivated attempt to silence debate, Amnesty International said on Thursday. Media Node:  S Korea picture A At a Glance:  95.6% increase over the past four years in the number of people questioned on suspicion of violating the National Security Law178 websites were closed by October 2011 for publishing content that was deemed to be pro-North Korean Story Location:  South Korea 36° 14' 39.3828" N, 127° 47' 34.6884" E “The National Security Law is being used as a smoke screen to hound critics of the government, with serious consequences for those targeted. ” Source:  Rajiv Narayan, Amnesty International’s East Asia Researcher Date:  Thu, 29/11/2012

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