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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Amnesty International | South Korea: Use of force against beef ...
18 July 2008

South Korean police used excessive force against peaceful protestersdemonstrating against the government's trade policies, ...

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Oral statement on the outcome on the Republic of Korea ...
12 June 2008

Amnesty International welcomes the calls on the government to abolish the death penalty; to amend or abolish the National Security Law, and to ratify ...

Document       IOR 41/027/2008

South Korea: On-going Crackdown against Migrant's Trade ...
8 May 2008

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: ASA 25/004/2008 (Public). Date: 08 May 2008. South Korea ...

Document       ASA 25/004/2008

Compilation of recommendations to the countries under ...
1 May 2008

This document contains recommendations made during the interactive dialogue in the UPR Working Group with Benin, France, Ghana, Guatemala, Japan ...

Document       IOR 41/042/2008

The death penalty worldwide developments in 2007
15 April 2008

In 2007 the world continued to move closer to the universal abolition of the capital punishment. A historical landmark is the resolution on a moratorium ...

Report       ACT 50/002/2008

South Korea: Open Letter to the President of South Korea
5 March 2008

In this open letter to the newly elected President of the Republic of Korea, Amnesty International draws attention to key concerns regarding human rights ...

Document       ASA 25/003/2008

Republic of Korea: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic ...
25 January 2008

amnesty international Republic of Korea Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review Second session of the UPR Working Group, 5-16 May ...

Report       ASA 25/002/2008

Video: Worldwide actions to close Guantánamo | Amnesty ...
18 January 2008

Thousands of people, including Amnesty International members and supporters from around the world, have taken action to mark the sixth anniversary ...

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Republic of Korea (South Korea): Grave Concerns for the ...
18 January 2008

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: ASA 25/001/2008 (Public). Date: 18 January 2008. Republic ...

Document       ASA 25/001/2008

The world shouts 'Close Guantánamo' | Amnesty International
16 January 2008

Thousands join worldwide protests marking the sixth anniversary of the first transfers of detainees to Guantánamo on 11 January.

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