SOUTH KOREA: Eugene Soh, a great lover of genuine democracy passes away. 진정 민주주의를 사랑했던 서유진 선생 세상을 떠나다

Click here to Read the Korean Version On 16th May 2019, Eugene Soh, a man who dedicated his entire adult life working to defeat the military dictatorship in South Korea, passed away after a brief illness. Mahatma is a South Asian word meaning great soul. Eugene Soh was definitely a man who had a very […]

NEPAL / REPUBLIC OF KOREA: Blind amnesty and systematic segregation

Date: June 19, 2014 Document id: ALRC-COS-26-20-2014 HRC section: Item 3, General Debate Speaker: Mr. MOON JeongHo Oral Statement to the 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC), a non-governmental organization with general consultative status NEPAL / REPUBLIC OF KOREA: Blind amnesty and systematic segregation Thank you […]

Republic of Korea: State’s systematic segregation policy and law results in 513 deaths in a ‘concentration camp’ (“Auschwitz” in South Korea)

ALRC-CWS-26-14-2014 June 6, 2014 HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL Twenty sixth session, Agenda Item 3, General Debates A joint written submission to the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre, People’s Solidarity for Participatory Democracy (PSPD) and a committee for the real truth of the case of Hyungje Bok-ji-won consisting of civil society organizations[1] […]

Denial of the right of conscientious objection to military service in South Korea

Item 11(g) : CIVIL AND POLITICAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE QUESTION OF: CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTION TO MILITARY SERVICE 17. Denial of the right of conscientious objection to military service in South Korea Link to UNCHR COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS Fifty-eighth Session Item 11(g) of the Provisional Agenda CIVIL AND POLITICAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE QUESTION OF: CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTION […]