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A World of Difference Depending on the University President: Punishment for Professors Guilty of Sexually Violating Students

Elizabeth Na March 17, 2014

Recently the two headlining sexual molestation cases of female students by university professors from separate universities, that are both major representatives of the same Choongnam region, are turning out to be starkly related. From these two cases, one can derive that the president of a university, who symbolizes the authority and duty of the university, plays a… Continue Reading »


Sex with suspect: Is it bribery?

Sang Kyul Park January 30, 2013

On Nov. 22, 2012, the Inspection Department of Supreme Prosecutors’ Office announced that it was launching a probe into the allegation that a junior prosecutor surnamed Jeon, 30, had an inappropriate sexual relationship with the suspect of his case on Nov. 10. The female suspect surnamed Yoon, 43, had been brought in for questioning on multiple counts of… Continue Reading »


Two Main Presidential Nominees’ Election Pledges About Human Rights

Sang Kyul Park December 12, 2012

Park Geun-hye Moon Jae-in 1 Economic democratization to enhance the fairness Fulfillment of ‘human economy’ by job revolution 2 Construction of Korean welfare system Economic democratization of win-win cooperation 3 Supply of the growth engine and job creation through creation of economy Construction of welfare state and a society of gender equality 4 Establishment of… Continue Reading »


Sexual Assault Against Children

Eunjung Cha September 16, 2012

Few days ago, sexual assault occurred in Naju, Korea. A twenty three-year-old man, Ko Jongsuk kidnapped a seven-year-old young girl, sexually assaulted her  and even tried to kill her. After he ran away, the girl had to stay outside naked in the rain, shivering and feeling terrified. She was finally found by police 11 hours… Continue Reading »


Doctors Misuse and Abuse of Sleep Inducer on Patient

Sang Kyul Park August 14, 2012

Having been revealed that an obstetrician abandoned the dead body of a  30-year-old female patient after the misuse and abuse  of a medical sleep inducer is causing a larger uproar. On the 30th of July at approximately 10:30 pm obstetrician, Dr. Kim, claimed he injected the sleep inducer, Midazolam, to 30-year-old Ms. Lee. When she died after the… Continue Reading »

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