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South Korea: Summary of Amnesty International's concerns and recommendations

, N° d'index: ASA 25/022/1992

Amnesty International's concerns in South Korea include: the detention of people under National Security legislation for the peaceful exercise of their rights to freedom of expression; the continued detention of some 40 "unconverted" political prisoners, apparently as a result of their refusal to renounce their alleged communist views and the imprisonment of others after trials which may not have been fair; reports of beating and deprivation of sleep of prisoners during interrogation; and the continued use of the death penalty.

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