South Korea: Amicus Brief: Case no. 2007HunKa12 and others on Article 15(8) of the Establishment of Homeland Reserve Force Act and Case No. 2008HunKa22 and others on Article 88(1)-1 of the Military Service Act at the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Korea

South Korea: Amicus Brief: Case no. 2007HunKa12 and others on Article 15(8) of the Establishment of Homeland Reserve Force Act and Case No. 2008HunKa22 and others on Article 88(1)-1 of the Military Service Act at the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Korea

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Index Number: ASA 25/003/2010
Date Published: 1 November 2010
Categories: South Korea

This submission addresses the protection of conscientious objection to military service as derived from the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion provided for in international human rights law and standards as well as in the Constitution of the Republic of Korea. It additionally addresses whether limitations on the manifestation of this right apply to conscientious objection to military service.


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