South Korean Human Rights Monitor

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Biweekly Digest: April 6 – April 20

Sooyoung Oh April 28, 2015

Every week South Korean Human Rights Monitor publishes a digest of articles and reports on important human rights issues related to Korea from domestic and international media, rights organizations and government agencies. Through this publication we hope to share other perspectives on issues that HRM covers and also to share information about issues that HRM may not have been able to cover. Please note that we do not have official ties or affiliations with any of the organizations below, nor do we necessarily endorse the views contained with these articles and reports.

Korean English Language Media Coverage

April 5 Yonhap News Marriage broker for illegal immigrants jailed
April 7 The Korea Herald S. Korea seeks to be safe nation on ferry disaster anniversary
April 7 The Korea Herald Watchdog to boost anti-money laundering efforts
April 7 The Korea Herald Gov’t to offset any tax gains for low income earners
April 7 The Korea Herald Seoul to tout green policies at environmental conference
April 8 The Chosun Ilbo Translation App Helps N.Korean Defectors
April 10 The Chosun Ilbo Sex Workers Seek Repeal of Prostitution Law
April 10 The Chosun Ilbo Draft-Dodgers to Be Named and Shamed Online
April 17 The Korea Times Fear of discriminatino hits ethnic Korean-Chinese
April 20 The Korea Herald More teenagers involved in sex trade
April 20 The Hankyoreh [Photo] Disabled people mobilize for their rights

International Media Coverage

April 7 Voice of America Korean Groups Meet Over Wage Dispute

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