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South Korea

MARCH 1, 2018

Witnesses in South Korea Petition the President: Resolve the Issue of Conscientious Objection

The Witnesses wait as officials reconsider the government’s long-standing policy on the issue of conscientious objection to military service.

MARCH 1, 2018

South Korea Courts Increasingly Seek Solutions for Conscientious Objectors

Judges in South Korea are increasingly searching for solutions for conscientious objectors to military service instead of imprisoning them.

SEPTEMBER 8, 2017

Groundswell of Recognition of Right to Conscientious Objection in South Korea

Even in the absence of the Constitutional Court’s pending decision or new legislation, South Korea is progressing in its view of conscientious objection to military service.