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Category Archives: Human Rights Cities


Seoul Announces Plans to Create Human Rights Tour

Dahee Kim April 11, 2015

According to a Kyunghyang Shinmun report released on 07 April 2015, the Seoul government plans to make a human rights tour route. It aims to offer a public educational ground for human rights through introducing places in which human rights abuses took place in the past, the Seoul government announced on April 07. The tour… Continue Reading »


4th Annual World Human Rights Cities Forum Opens in Gwangju

Soo Yon Suh May 27, 2014

18 May 2014 – Gwangju, Korea Under the theme of Towards a Global Alliance of Human Rights Cities for All, the two day 4th Annual World Human Rights Cities Forum (WHRCF) officially kicked off on 16 May 2014 at the Kimdaejung Convention Center in the Metropolitan City of Gwangju. This forum was a continuation of the… Continue Reading »


Gwangju City Runs a Web Portal for Human Rights

Ji Hyun Park March 11, 2013

Starting March 11 Gwangju City opened a web portal for human rights (Democracy and Human Rights Portal – It combined two existing websites the Cyber Human Rights Center of Gwangju Buk-gu, and the World Human Rights Cities Forum, in order to enhance web accessibility and provide extensive information about human rights. The portal promotes… Continue Reading »

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