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South Korea: Death of Kim Il Sung leads to arrests in South ...
19 July 1994

Dozens of people have reportedly been arrested in South Korea following the death on 9 July 1994 of North Korean leader Kim Il Sung. They are accused ...

Report       ASA 25/025/1994

South Korea: Appeal for the release of Kim Sun-myung: held ...
30 June 1994

AI is appealing for the release of Kim Sun-myung, 69, a former textile worker who has been in prison in conditions of extreme isolation since 1951. AI ...

Report       ASA 25/024/1994

UA 237/94 - South Korea: mass arrests / fear of ill-treatment ...
16 June 1994

On 14 June 1994 at least 25 people, including those named above, were arrested by the ANSP and the police for alleged pro-North Korean activities ...

Urgent Action       ASA 25/023/1994

South Korea: National Security Law used to silence singing ...
26 May 1994

Five members of the singing troupe Heemangsae are currently on trial under National Security law. Three of them, Kim Tae-il, Cho Jae-hyun and Lee ...

Report       ASA 25/022/1994

South Korea: Appeal for the release of Lee Jang-hyong
30 April 1994

AI is calling for the immediate and unconditional release of Lee Jang-hyong, a 61-year-old former Lieutenant and restaurant manager, who has been ...

Report       ASA 25/020/1994

Further information on UA 78/94 (ASA 25/12/94, 1 March; and ...
14 April 1994

Three more members of the singing troupe Heemangsae were arrested on 15 April by plainclothes police who also confiscated books and music tapes ...

Urgent Action       ASA 25/019/1994

South Korea: Further information on detained publishers
10 April 1994

Kim Byong-hak, managing director of Ilbit Publishing Company, was released without charge on 18 March after questioning. The other two men, Lee ...

Report       ASA 25/018/1994

South Korea: Appeal for the release of three publishers
5 April 1994

AI is calling for the release of three publishers arrested in March 1994 under national security legislation. Kim Yon-in is the owner of Heem Publishing ...

Report       ASA 25/017/1994

Amnesty International News, April 1994. Vol.24, No.4.
31 March 1994

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Newsletter       NWS 21/004/1994

Amnesty International News, April 1994. Vol.24, No.4.
31 March 1994

1. Burundi: Thousands killed in ethnic violence; 2. Haiti: Fear for the safety of the inhabitants of Raboteau and Cite Soleil; 3. Three AI appeal cases ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/004/1994