NGO Report on the Situation of Freedom of Opinion and Expression in the Republic of Korea since 2008

April 2010
Joint Korean NGOs
for the Official Visit of the Special Rapporteur
to the Republic of Korea
Joint Action of NGOs on NHRCK ((NHRI Watch-Korea), Catholic Human Rights Committee, Chingusai (Korea Gay Man‘s Human Rights Group), Coalition of Human Rights NGOs in Korea & Human Rights Defenders, Disability Discrimination Act of Solidarity in Korea, GONGGAM (Korean Public Interest Lawyers‘ Group), Information & Culture Nuri for the Disabled Korea, KCTU (Korean Confederation of Trade Unions- Korean Government Employees Union, Korean Teachers and Education Workers Union, National Union of Media Workers, Korean Railway Workers Union, Korean Construction Workers Union), Jinbonet (Korean Progressive Network), Korea Press Consumerism Organization, KOCUN (Korea Center for United Nations Human Rights Policy), MediaACT (The Media Center ‗MediACT‘), MINBYUN (Lawyers for a Democratic Society), Minkahyup (Human Rights Group), PSPD (People‘s Solidarity for Participatory Democracy), SARANGBANG Group for Human Rights, Writers Association of Korea, Youth Human Rights Activists‘ Network, The Center for Freedom of Information and Transparent Society(CFO),Committee to Support Imprisoned workers

CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER 2. FREEDOM OF THOUGHT AND CONSCIENCE
CHAPTER 3. RESS FREEDOM, MEDIA DIVERSITY AND FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION CONCERNING VISUAL IMAGES AND LITERATURE.
CHAPTER 4. FREEDOM OF ASSEMBLY AND ASSOCIATION
CHAPTER 5. FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION IN WORK PLACE
CHAPTER 6. FREEDOM OF OPINION AND EXPRESSION AND THE INTERNET
CHAPTER 7. RIGHT TO INFORMATION
CHAPTER 8. FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION OF DETAINEES
CHAPTER 9. FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION BY YOUTHS
CHAPTER 10. FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION FOR THE DISABLED
CHAPTER 11. A REPORT ON THE SITUATION FACING SEXUAL MINORITIES IN SOUTH KOREA
CHAPTER 12. FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION AND THE ROLE OF THE NHRCK

Total 99
No. Subject Name Regdate Hits
99 KCTU Representative's Speech at Founding Congress of ITUC [12] KCTU 2006.11.09 164718
98 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - March, 2007 [11] KCTU 2007.04.13 165458
97 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - April, 2007 [11] KCTU 2007.05.09 165472
96 US Congress Letter on Labour Rights Situation in South Korea, March 2007 [16] KCTU 2007.04.13 166324
95 Documents of Workshop on the Current Developments Regarding Industrial Relations in South Korea [12] KCTU 2007.05.09 167433
94 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - June, 2007 [12] KCTU 2007.07.09 167576
93 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - July, 2007 [12] KCTU 2007.08.10 168323
92 No FTA Newsletter : Official News of the Korean Alliance Against the Korea-U.S. FTA [13] KCTU 2007.06.29 168515
91 Joint Statement on Daewoo International's Suspicious Illegal Exports of Defense Indutry Materials [11] KCTU 2006.09.29 168916
90 Summary Paper on the 'Roadmap' for the advancement of industrial relations [14] KCTU 2006.10.09 169480
89 Written Statement for Human Rights Council on Migrant Workers Rights in South Korea [13] KCTU 2008.08.02 170191
88 Petition to the National Human Rights Commission of Korea on Burma Shwe Gas Project [12] KCTU 2008.08.02 170245
87 Brief on Labor Rights in South Korea - Feb. 2009 [16] KCTU 2009.03.05 170328
86 KCTU Report : Understanding the Actual Situation of Labor Rights in South Korea, Feb. 2007 [10] KCTU 2007.02.22 170417
85 KCTU International Conference for Migrant Workers Rights [14] KCTU 2007.11.01 170420
84 KCTU Organizing Strategy of Migrant Workers in South Korea [17] KCTU 2008.11.12 170475
83 [Joint Statement] We denounce the political killings and suppression of workers in the Philippines! [11] KCTU 2007.08.10 170663
82 Protest Letter to J.W. Howard, Australian Government, Nov 30 [11] KCTU 2006.11.30 170678
81 ICFTU/TUAC/GUFs Mission Report on the Labour Rights Situation in Korea [11] KCTU 2006.09.22 170691
80 Report of Trade Union Repression in South Korea [11] KCTU 2006.11.13 170691
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