South Korea: Prisoner of conscience Kang Ki-hun

Kang Ki-hun, a 27-year-old staff member of the dissident organization Chonminnyon, is serving a three-year prison sentence on charges of aiding and abetting the protest suicide of a colleague, Kim Ki-Sol, in 1991. AI believes that the evidence used to convict Kang Ki-hun was inconclusive and unconvincing and that he was wrongly convicted after an unfair trial which failed to prove him guilty.

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