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LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS AND HUMAN RIGHTS

South Korea

MARCH 7, 2017

South Korea’s Unjust Treatment of Dong-hyuk Shin

Mr. Shin’s right to freedom of conscience and religion is violated by the unjust punishment for his conscientious objection to reserve forces military training.

JANUARY 25, 2017

“Best Court Decision of the Year”

The Gwangju Appellate Court decided “not guilty” for three young men who refused military service. The nation is waiting on the highest court to render its decision.

JANUARY 25, 2017

National Human Rights Commission Urges Respect for Freedom of Conscience

South Korea’s National Human Rights Commission urged the government to protect the fundamental right of conscientious objection to military service.