South Korean Human Rights Monitor

racial discrimination


Woman Taking Her Son to Vietnam is not Kidnapping under Criminal Law

Ji Hyun Park July 2, 2013

On June 20, the Supreme Court has decided that a Vietnamese mother, age 26, who took her son to Vietnam without her husband’s consent cannot be accused of parental kidnapping. Ministry of Justice explained that “the law provides kidnapping as taking away of a person against that person’s will, to hold the person in false confinement without… Continue Reading »


Anti-foreigner Groups on the Rise:“Get Rid of Multicultural Policies Now”

Ji-Su Park August 7, 2012

On Thursday, August 2nd, ten members of a South Korean xenophobic groups called the “Organization of Solidarity of the Eradication of Foreigners’ Crimes” and the “Organization of Solidarity of the Citizens against Foreign Workers” gathered in front of the Immigration Office in Yangcheon-gu, Seoul. Members held signs displaying, “Abolish multicultural policies now.” The members openly… Continue Reading »

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