South Korean Human Rights Monitor

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Human Rights Violation of People With Disabilities and NHRCK’s Roles

Eunjung Cha October 1, 2012

Last year, President Lee Myung-bak reappointed Byungchul Hyun as the high commissioner of National Human Rights Commission of Korea (NHRCK) even though there were a lot of objections from human rights organizations at that time. In fact, during his three-year term in office at NHRCK, he has been making thoughtless comments without considering and what… Continue Reading »


Samsung Voted as third Worst Company Worldwide

Alexandra Bauer February 3, 2012

Samsung Electronics showed recently clearly two sides of its company. Market research firms declared Samsung as the first top seller of smart phones worldwide. Last year the conglomerate sold over 95 million and therewith surpassed its business competitors as Apple, Nokia, Sony Ericsson and Motorola, by far. But the competition of course does not stop… Continue Reading »


Discriminatory Recruitment Conditions

Alexandra Bauer January 2, 2012

The NHRCK recently passed a judgement on the case of a recruitment refusal of one aviation company. The concerned applicant successfully finished all examinations to work in the management of the architectural area, the only fact that hindered him from being hired, was his medical check-up. It showed, that the candidate once suffered from bladder… Continue Reading »

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