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Fears for nine forcibly returned from China to North Korea ...
28 February 2012

Border-crossers who are sent back are at grave risk of torture, forced labour, imprisonment in political prison camps and execution.

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South Korea must release activist charged over Kim Jong-il ...
1 February 2012

A South Korean activist faces up to seven years in prison after re-tweeting messages from North Korea's official Twitter account.

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Amnesty International | South Korea must release activist ...
1 February 2012

The South Korean authorities should immediately release a social media activist accused of helping "the enemy" for re-tweeting messages from North ...

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South Korea: Amnesty International welcomes 10th ...
30 November 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 30 November 2011. Index: ASA 25/016/2011. Amnesty International ...

Public Statement       ASA 25/016/2011

South Korea: Further information: Court rules in favour of trade ...
4 October 2011

Migrants Trade Union's (MTU) President, Michel Catuira, had his appeal against attempts by Korean authorities to deport him upheld on 15 September ...

Urgent Action       ASA 25/013/2011

South Korea: Constitutional Court ruling leaves migrant ...
30 September 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 30 September 2011. Index: ASA 25/015/2011. South Korea: Constitutional ...

Public Statement       ASA 25/015/2011

Amnesty International welcomes court ruling in favour of Trade ...
16 September 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. Index: ASA 25/012/2011. 16 September 2011. Amnesty International ...

Public Statement       ASA 25/012/2011

South Korea: Amnesty International welcomes 5,000 days ...
8 September 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: ASA 25/011/2011. 8 September 2011. Amnesty International ...

Public Statement       ASA 25/011/2011

South Korea: ADPAN welcomes the 5000th day with no ...
5 September 2011

ASA 25/009/2011 5 September 2011. ADPAN welcomes the 5000th day with no executions in South Korea. 5 September 2011. ...

Document       ASA 25/009/2011

South Korea: Constitutional court ruling runs counter to South ...
2 September 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. Index: ASA 25/010/2011. 2 September 2011. Constitutional court ruling ...

Public Statement       ASA 25/010/2011