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South Korea: Further Information: Activist held in solitary confinement: Lee Jin-young

, Index number: ASA 25/5771/2017

Lee Jin-young is being held in solitary confinement after being formally charged under the National Security Law (NSL) for the online distribution of materials that are deemed, by South Korean authorities, to ‘benefit’ North Korea. If found guilty, Lee Jin-young could face up to seven years in prison.

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