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South Korea: Appeal on behalf of Ham Ju-myong
31 July 1992

AI is concerned about Ham Ju-myong, who is serving a life sentence for alleged espionage on behalf of North Korea. Ham Ju-myong moved to South ...

Report       ASA 25/021/1992

South Korea: Appeal for the release of Korea Labour Party ...
30 June 1992

Five members of the preparatory committee of the Korea Labour Party were arrested on 9 April 1992; AI is calling for their immediate and unconditional ...

Report       ASA 25/019/1992

South Korea: "Unconverted" political prisoners
30 June 1992

AI is concerned about a number of prisoners convicted under national security legislation in Korea, who appear to remain in detention because of their ...

Report       ASA 25/015/1992

South Korea: Amnesty International's concerns
31 May 1992

This document summarizes AI's concerns in South Korea regarding the violation of certain internationally recognized human rights. AI has received many ...

Report       ASA 25/014/1992

South Korea: Appeal on behalf of Park Dong-oon
31 May 1992

This report describes AI's concern that Park Dong-oon, who was sentenced to life imprisonment for alleged espionage for North Korea, may have been ...

Report       ASA 25/017/1992

South Korea: Appeal on behalf of Kang Ki-hun
31 March 1992

Kang Ki-hun, a 27-year-old staff member of Chonminnyon (National Democratic Alliance of Korea) was arrested on 24 June 1991. The main charge ...

Report       ASA 25/013/1992

South Korea: Appeal for the release of Kim Song-man
31 March 1992

This appeal calls for the immediate and unconditional release of Kim Song- man, a prisoner of conscience sentenced to life imprisonment on charges ...

Report       ASA 25/012/1992

South Korea: Appeal for the release of Chang Ui-Gyun
1 March 1992

Chang Ui-Gyun, a publisher of books on ancient Korean History and writer of short stories, poetry and songs, is serving an eight-year prison term in Taejon ...

Report       ASA 25/009/1992

South Korea: Reported ill-treatment of teachers
1 March 1992

Amnesty International is concerned about the reported ill-treatment of members of Chunkyojo (Korean Teachers' and Educational Workers' Union) in ...

Report       ASA 25/011/1992

South Korea: Statement of Amnesty International delivered at ...
1 February 1992

AI's concerns in South Korea are summarized here. Around 50 prisoners convicted of national security offences under previous governments are still ...

Report       ASA 25/008/1992