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South Korea: Further Information: Supreme Court upholds Korean activist’s sentence: Kim Hye-young

, Index number: ASA 25/5852/2017

Kim Hye-young lost her second appeal, as the Supreme Court of South Korea upheld her two-year prison sentence. Authorities continue to refuse her outpatient treatment for mental health conditions, however her overall health situation has improved and she is due to be released in August 2017.

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