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Human Rights in Democratic People's Republic of Korea

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Democratic People's Republic of Korea: Persecuting the ...
15 December 2000

This report describes how North Koreans have - despite their government criminalising the act of leaving without permission - fled the country as a result ...

Report       ASA 24/003/2000

East Asia: Amnesty International urges Korean leaders to ...
25 June 2000

26 June 2000. AI Index ASA 24/002/2000 - News Service Nr. 124. Amnesty International urges Korean Leaders to respect human rights. ...

Press Release       ASA 24/002/2000

East Asia: Peace and prosperity for the two Koreas depends ...
8 June 2000

9 June 2000. Peace and prosperity for the two Koreas depends on human rights. "The Korean people's human rights must ...

Press Release       ASA 02/001/2000

People's Republic of China/Democratic People's Republic of ...
6 June 2000

More evidence has come to light that the Chinese Government has been contravening the principle of non-refoulement by forcibly returning scores of ...

Urgent Action       ASA 24/001/2000

People's Republic of China/Democratic People's Republic of ...
3 May 2000

Some 50 North Korean nationals were reportedly forcibly returned to North Korea by the Chinese authorities on 19 April. Those forcibly returned are ...

Urgent Action       ASA 17/021/2000

Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) ...
31 May 1999

Amnesty International is concerned at recent reports of the severe deterioration of conditions in detention centres in North Korea. Some of these detention ...

Report       ASA 24/003/1999

Republic of Korea (South Korea): Long term prisoners still ...
30 April 1998

This document highlights the cases of some long-term political prisoners held under South Korea's National Security Law. Many of the prisoners have ...

Report       ASA 25/015/1998

North Korea: General Secretary Kim Jong Il should consider ...
7 October 1997

News Service 169/97. AI INDEX: ASA 24/12/97. 8 OCTOBER 1997. North Korea: General Secretary Kim Jong Il should consider ...

Press Release       ASA 24/012/1997

North Korea: The fate of those who flee: The case of Li song ...
5 October 1997

This is a quick Regional Action Network (KOTARAN 7/97), sent to coordinators for distribution to groups and it is sent to AI Sections for information. It ...

Report       ASA 24/011/1997

Japan & North Korea: Governments should be open on issue ...
4 September 1997

News Service 151/97. AI INDEX: ASA 02/01/97. 5 SEPTEMBER 1997. Japan and North Korea: Governments should be open ...

Press Release       ASA 02/001/1997