NGO Unveils Korea Counter-Terrorism Act Issue in UN

3월 21st, 2016 | Posted by admin in Activities - (댓글 끄기)

NGO Unveils Korea Counter-Terrorism Act Issue in UN People’s Solidarity for Participatory Democracy (PSPD) made the statement jointly with MINBYUN-Lawyers for a Democratic Society, on behalf of 52 South Korean NGOs in 31st Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council on Thursday, 10 March 2016. This statement has been issued during the ‘Interactive Dialogue …
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(Joint Press Release) The position of Korean human rights NGOs and labor groups regarding the official press conference of the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and association, Maina Kiai. 29th January, 2016. By Lee Dong-hwa. The UN has expressed serious concern about regression of the rights to freedom of peaceful …
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The UN Human Rights Council’s Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association conducted a formal visit to the Republic of Korea between the 20th and 29th of January, 2016.  His press statement can be found here; media coverage of his visit can be found below (English language articles are …
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The UN Human Rights Committee has recommended a number of steps the Republic of Korea should take to better protect human rights. This is the UNHRC’s fourth review of Korea’s performance against its Convention on Civil and Political Rights obligations.  The review’s concluding observations can be read in the post below, or downloaded as an attachment here: UNHRC’s 4th …
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* PDF file: NGO Response to the List of Issues Concerns and Recommendations on the Republic of Korea NGO Submission to The UN Human Rights Committee   115th Session, 19 October 2015 – 6 November 2015   Submitted by South Korean Human Rights Organizations Network (83 NGOs)       Executive Summary   The South Korean …
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28th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 3 : Promotion and Protection of Civil, Political, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights   General Debate Oral Statement delivered by Ms. Ha Na Kim   13 March 2015 Thank you, Mr. President,   MINBYUN welcomes the Report of the Special Rapporteur, Mr. Michel Forst on …
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1. Dissolution of the UPP   On December 19, 2014 the Constitutional Court ordered the dissolution of the Unified Progressive Party (“UPP”), stripping 5 lawmakers with the UPP of their seats in the National Assembly.   The Constitutional Court held that the UPP became controlled by the leading core or group with hidden or real …
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1. Dissolution of the UPP   On December 19, 2014 the Constitutional Court ordered the dissolution of the Unified Progressive Party (“UPP”), stripping 5 lawmakers with the UPP of their seats in the National Assembly.   The Constitutional Court held that the UPP became controlled by the leading core or group with hidden or real …
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1. Disciplinary Action against the Human Rights Lawyers   Last October, the Prosecutors’ Office submitted to the Korean Bar Association (“KBA”) the application for commencement of the disciplinary action against seven Minbyun lawyers.  The government claimed in the applications that the lawyers violated professional ethics when they were acting in the best interest of their …
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To The Human Rights Committee:   Re: Updates on Key Human Rights Concerns with respect to adoption of the LOI for the Country Report of the Republic of Korea   March 11, 2015   1. Dissolution of the UPP   On December 19, 2014 the Constitutional Court ordered the dissolution of the Unified Progressive Party …
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