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