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South Korea: Further information: Trade union leader released on bail: Kim Jungwoo

, Index number: ASA 25/003/2014

Trade union leader, Kim Jungwoo, was released on bail on 1 April pending the outcome of his appeal hearing. He was detained in June 2013 after taking part in protests in support of dismissed workers and their families. The international attention on his case, following the Urgent Action that was issued on his behalf, may have helped contribute to his release.

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