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Amnesty International | South Korea: Journalists' arrests ...
24 March 2009

Amnesty International today called on the South Korean government to immediately release television journalist Roh Jong-myeon, who was arrested ...

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South Korea: Possible resumption of executions in the ...
16 February 2009

In this open letter Amnesty International urges the President not to reverse South Korea's recent practice by carrying out the death penalty. The ...

Document       ASA 25/002/2009

Growing calls for end to executions at UN | Amnesty ...
18 December 2008

Over one hundred countries voted overwhelmingly in favour of a secondresolution on "Moratorium on the use of the death penalty" at theUnited ...

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الاعتقال المتعلق بالهجرة
1 December 2008

الاعتقال المتعلق بالهجرة

Report       POL 33/004/2008

Migration-related detention: A global concern
1 December 2008

Migrants, asylum-seekers and refugees are regularly deprived of their liberty purely for administrative convenience. Many countries use detention to ...

Report       POL 33/004/2008

South Korea: Repeal or fundamentally reform the National ...
28 November 2008

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 28 November 2008. AI Index No: ASA 25/011/2008. South Korea: Repeal ...

Document       ASA 25/011/2008

South Korea: Policing the Candlelight Protests in South Korea
6 October 2008

South Korea: Policing the Candlelight Protests in South Korea

Report       ASA 25/008/2008

Republic of Korea (South Korea): Government must respect ...
12 September 2008

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 12 September 2008. AI Index No: ASA 25/009/2008. Republic of Korea ...

Document       ASA 25/009/2008

UN Human Rights Council Eighth Session, 2-18 June 2008 ...
18 July 2008

The statements in this document were made during the eighth main session of the Human Rights Council that took place from 2 to 18 June 2008.

Report       IOR 41/034/2008

Amnesty International | South Korea: Use of force against beef ...
18 July 2008

South Korean police used excessive force against peaceful protestersdemonstrating against the government's trade policies, ...

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