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South Korea: Disposable labour: Rights of migrant workers in ...
21 October 2009

With the implementation of the Employment Permit System (EPS) in August 2004, the Republic of Korea (South Korea) became one of the first Asian ...

Report       ASA 25/001/2009

Amnesty International | South Korea: Dolkun Isa release ...
18 September 2009

Amnesty International today welcomed the release of Dolkun Isa, the Secretary General of the World Uyghur Congress, following his detention at Incheon ...

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Amnesty International | Secretary General of World Uighur ...
17 September 2009

Amnesty International calls on the South Korean authorities to immediately release Dolkun Isa, Secretary General of the World Uighur Congress, unless ...

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South Korea: Briefing to the UN Committee on Economic ...
1 September 2009

This briefing summarises Amnesty International's concerns around the treatment of migrant workers in South Korea, including their vulnerability to human ...

Report       ASA 25/011/2009

South Korea: Call for unimpeded access to food, water and ...
31 July 2009

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. Date: 31 July 2009. AI Index: ASA 25/007/2009. South Korea: Call for ...

Document       ASA 25/007/2009

G-20 must set the example and clean up their human rights ...
28 May 2009

Amnesty International's Secretary General has called on the G-20grouping that brings together the world's leading economies to lead byexample and ...

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South Korea: Four more arrests at MBC signal continuing ...
28 April 2009

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: ASA 25/005/2009. 28 APRIL 2009. South Korea: Four more ...

Document       ASA 25/005/2009

South Korea: Government Must Protect the Rights of Migrant ...
26 April 2009

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: ASA 25/004/2009. Embargoed until 26 April2009. South Korea ...

Document       ASA 25/004/2009

The Wire, April/May 2009. Vol. 39, issue 002
1 April 2009

1) World Health Day: When rescuers become casualties; 2) Counter Terror with Justice: On the rights way to justice 3) Livewire: Grief is still so raw; The ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/002/2009

Amnesty International | South Korea: Cabinet should reject ...
29 March 2009

The South Korean government's proposed plan to significantly re-organize and cut the staff of the National Human Rights Commission of Korea (NHRCK ...

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