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Further information on UA 330/93 (ASA 25/35/93, 17 ...
8 March 1994

On 28 February 1994 Kim Sam-sok was sentenced to seven years' imprisonment under the National Security Law and Kim Un-ju was released ...

Urgent Action       ASA 25/013/1994

South Korea: Appeal for the release of Kim Chin-ju
1 March 1994

AI is calling for the relase of Kim Chin-ju, a 38-year-old pharmacist and editor who is serving a four-year sentence under the National Security Law for ...

Report       ASA 25/015/1994

UA 78/94 - South Korea: mass arrests / fear of ill-treatment ...
1 March 1994

At least 30 people were reportedly arrested in South Korea between 17 and 22 February 1994. They face charges under the National Security Law. AI ...

Urgent Action       ASA 25/012/1994

South Korea: Recent human rights violations: Kim Sam-sok ...
1 March 1994

AI is calling for the immediate and unconditional release of Kim Sam-sok, sentenced to seven years' imprisonment under national security legislation ...

Report       ASA 25/001/1994

Amnesty International News Service 32/94
17 February 1994

1. South Korea: Human rights violations still rife under new government.

Report       NWS 11/032/1994

South Korea: Resisting police abuse: the case of Noh Tae-hun
1 February 1994

This report states AI's concern about the arrest and detention of human rights activist Noh Tae-hun in 1993. While detained Noh Tae-hun was adopted ...

Report       ASA 25/002/1994

South Korea: Appeal for the release of Chon Kyong-hee
1 February 1994

AI is calling for the release of Chon Kyong-hee, a 32 year old art teacher, editor and practising Christian who was arrested in 1992. She was arrested ...

Report       ASA 25/011/1994

Urgent Action Newsletter February - April 1994
1 February 1994

1. Morocco: Where is Abdelhaq? UA pressure for the truth (Abdelhaq Rouissi); 2. Haiti: Your solidarity counts (Colson Dorme and Monsignor Willy Romelus ...

Report       ACT 60/001/1994

Boletin de acciones urgentes Febrero - Abril 1994
1 February 1994

Boletin de acciones urgentes Febrero - Abril 1994

Report       ACT 60/001/1994

Amnesty International News, February 1994. Vol.24, No.2.
1 February 1994

1. Tunisia: Actions must speak louder than words; 2. USA: Letter to USA asks Clinton to put an end to all executions; 3. Brazil: "Candelaria massacre" ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/002/1994