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Daejun Voices Unheard

Mark Kim May 5, 2013

The National Human Rights Commission of Korea has offices in many major cities outside of the Seoul municipality with one glaring omission, Daejun. In response to this obvious oversight 23 civil society groups have gathered to form a committee for the creation of a branch of the National Human Rights Committee in Deajun. Representing the… Continue Reading »


Human Rights Council 17th Session: Oral Statements

Soo Yon Suh June 13, 2011

In continued update in regards to the 17th United Nations Human Rights Council Session. Statements have been released in response to Special Rapporteur Frank La Rue’s report on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression. Republic of Korea National Human Rights Commission of Korea Amnesty International MINBYUN-Lawyers for a… Continue Reading »


No ‘Human Rights’ at the NHRCK

Bichi Lee April 8, 2011

“The duty of the National Human Rights Commision of Korea (NHRCK) is to make society a better place in which people can live like a decent human being. But NHRCK does not consider people important. They unfairly dismissed and suggest ‘there’s no labor union’. Please, reconsider it before it is too late” Tae-young Kim, an… Continue Reading »

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