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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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South Korea: Open letter to the President on first anniversary ...
24 February 2014

On the occasion of the first anniversary of the President's inauguration, Amnesty International urges her to focus her attention on a number of pressing ...

Open Letter       ASA 25/001/2014

South Korea suspends tear gas supplies to Bahrain | Amnesty ...
7 January 2014

South Korea today announced a halt to shipments of tear gas to Bahrain, following pressure from Amnesty International and other human rights groups ...

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South Korea: Government authorities and KEPCO should halt ...
24 October 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 24 October 2013. AI Index: ASA 25/005/2013. South Korea: Government ...

Public Statement       ASA 25/005/2013

Republic of Korea: Amnesty International welcomes the ...
14 March 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: ASA 25/003/2013. 14 March 2013. Republic of Korea: Amnesty ...

Public Statement       ASA 25/003/2013

Amnesty International | South Korea: The politically motivated ...
29 November 2012

South Korea has seen a dramatic increase in the abuse of national security laws in a politically motivated attempt to silence debate, Amnesty International ...

Press Release      

South Korea: The National Security Law: Curtailing freedom of ...
28 November 2012

This briefing highlights a worrying trend of increased arbitrary use of the National Security Law (NSL) in the Republic of Korea (South Korea) by law ...

Report       ASA 25/006/2012

Republic of Korea's candidacy for election to the UN Human ...
19 October 2012

In this open letter, Amnesty International urges the South Korean government to further strengthen its election pledges by including the additional elements ...

Open Letter       ASA 25/005/2012

Suggested recommendations to States considered in the 14th ...
1 September 2012

In this document Amnesty International makes recommendations to the governments of different states about ratification of international human rights ...

Document       IOR 41/019/2012

South Korea: New regulation will increase risk of exploitation ...
29 July 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI index: ASA 25/004/2012. 29 July 2012. South Korea: New regulation ...

Public Statement       ASA 25/004/2012

South Korea: Reappointment process of National Human ...
13 July 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI index: ASA 25/003/2012. 13 July 2012. Reappointment process of ...

Public Statement       ASA 25/003/2012