South Korean Human Rights Monitor



Suicides at SNU

Mark Kim July 2, 2013

Going to elite university and being part of that great tradition of academic achievement is an aspiration of many students here in Korea. Ask kids what their dream college is and they are likely to respond with SKY(Seoul National University, Korea University, Yonsei University). Those few that do succeed, and get taste the rewards of… Continue Reading »


Hall of Human Rights Abuse at SNU

Sang Kyul Park October 20, 2012

On the 10th of October, the human rights center of Seoul National University(SNU) held a symposium whose subject was ‘Where is the human rights of SNU?’. In the symposium, the result of the research on human rights was announced. Three thousands of the undergraduate and postgraduate students, professors and staff participated in the research.  According… Continue Reading »


Prominent Professor’s habitual violence to students

Sangmin Lee April 8, 2011

A number of students submitted a petition to the administrators of Seoul National University (SNU) titled, “A music university professor’s violence against students.” Kim In-hye, one of the nation’s most popular sopranos and a professor at one of South Korea’s top school, is accused of alleged violent misdeeds. In the petition, students claimed that they… Continue Reading »

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