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LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS AND HUMAN RIGHTS

South Korea

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.

DECEMBER 20, 2016

South Korea’s Constitutional Court Soon to Release Significant Decision

The Court’s decision on conscientious objectors, if positive, will strengthen the right of freedom of conscience and religion for all South Korea’s citizens.