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South Korea: National Security Law must be abolished or ...
1 December 2010

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: ASA 25/004/2010. 1 December 2010. South Korea: National ...

Public Statement       ASA 25/004/2010

The National Human Rights Commission of Korea must ...
29 November 2010

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: ASA 25/001/2010. 29 November 2010. The National Human ...

Public Statement       ASA 25/001/2010

South Korea: Amicus Brief: Case no. 2007HunKa12 and ...
1 November 2010

This submission addresses the protection of conscientious objection to military service as derived from the right to freedom of thought, conscience and ...

Report       ASA 25/003/2010

South Korea: Amicus Brief in the matter of “Confirmation of ...
1 October 2010

This brief aims to demonstrate that the Employment Permit System Act which restricts labour mobility of migrant workers and its inflexibility places migrant ...

Report       ASA 25/002/2010

South Korea death penalty abolition set back by Constitutional ...
25 February 2010

In a five to four ruling, the Court stated that capital punishment did not violate "human dignity and worth" protected in the Constitution.

Story      

Amnesty International | South Korea: Death penalty abolition ...
25 February 2010

Amnesty International is deeply disappointed by the South Korean Constitutional Court's decision to uphold the death penalty today.

Press Release      

Protect migrant workers in South Korea | Amnesty ...
18 December 2009

Migrant workers in South Korea are exposed to abusive work conditions including discrimination, verbal and physical abuse.

Action Document      

Le Fil. Décembre 2009 / Janvier 2010
1 December 2009

for activists and international members december 2009 / january 2010 volume 39 issue 006 migrants a new destination. ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/006/2009

South Korea: Statement by Irene Khan, Amnesty International ...
24 November 2009

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. 24 November 2009. AI Index: ASA 25/013/2009. Statement by Irene Khan, Amnesty International ...

Document       ASA 25/013/2009

South Korea: Amnesty International Secretary General to visit ...
20 November 2009

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. MEDIA ADVISORY. AI index: ASA 25/012/2009. November 20 th 2009. Amnesty International ...

Document       ASA 25/012/2009