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NHRCK Urge Official Apology and Compensation for Enforced Sex Slavery

Eung Cheol Kim February 21, 2013

Article written by: Cho Min Jung Translated by: Eung Cheol Kim On February 14, the National Human Rights Commission of Korea (NHRCK) stated Japan should officially apologize for enforcing Korean women into sexual slavery during World War II as well as reveal the truth, and compensate the women. This statement arose from the fact that… Continue Reading »


It’s better to be quiet – Minerva: Law against spreading false information ruled unconstitutional

Minhee Park January 28, 2011

On 28th December 2010, the Constitutional Court ruled an article of the Telecommunications Law which criminalized those who distribute misleading content online as unconstitutional. The epoch-making ruling is expected to help Dae Sung Park, more commonly known as online economic expert Minerva. According to the Telecommunications Law, Article 47, Clause 1, people who spread false… Continue Reading »

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