The attached file is written by MINBYUN-Lawyers for a Democratic Society at South Korea. This is a summary which will be communicated with the Human Rights Committee, October 2006, at Geneva.

Title : Situation of Civil and Political Rights in Republic of Korea

Contents

I. INTRODUCTION

II. GENERAL REMARKS

III. SUMMARY OF QUESTIONS AND RECOMMENDATION

1. Issues Concerning the National Human Rights Commission
2. Negligence in Implementing Recommendations of the Committee
3. Reservations
4. Promotion of Gender Equality
5. Prohibition of Torture and Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
6. Right to a Defense Counsel and Counsel
Total 19
No. Subject Name Regdate Hits
19 (AFP) South Korean protesters plan day of strikes, street rallies [1] KCTU 2006.11.22 209930
18 ITUC Press : ITUC and TUAC express opposition to current Korea-United States free trade agreement [2] KCTU 2008.08.02 212310
17 PSSP Statement on North Korea's Nuclear Test [2] PSSP 2006.11.10 213241
16 The Real Understanding of the KORUS FTA [2] KoA 2006.10.25 214298
15 No to UN Security Council Sanctions against North Korea KCTU 2006.11.27 214897
14 FKTU paper on the KORUS FTA [3] KCTU 2006.08.02 215351
13 Down with the US-South Korea FTA and neoliberal globalization! KCTU 2006.07.13 216572
12 Joint Statement on Shwe Gas Development Project in Burma [3] KCTU 2006.11.18 221202
» [Report of Minbyun] Situation of Civil and Political Rights in Republic of Korea [2] KCTU 2006.10.23 221306
10 KCPT Statement On the Erection of Barbed Wire from November 9, 2006 [3] KCPT 2006.11.27 221432
9 AFL-CIO letter on KGEU [6] KCTU 2008.08.02 221504
8 Report for the WTO General Council review of the Trade policies of Republic of Korea (Geneva, 19 and 21 September, 2012) [17] KCTU 2013.02.15 221546
7 [Reuters] South Korea braces for major strike on Wednesday [3] KCTU 2006.11.22 223856
6 [Statement] Stop KORUS FTA Right Now! [2] KoA 2006.10.24 224172
5 NGO Statement on the case of Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction in Philippines [4] KCTU 2009.03.05 224172
4 ITUC Online : Korea : Anti-union repression continue [6] KCTU 2008.08.02 225645
3 The Road to an Undesirable Deal - Understanding the Kor-US FTA [2] KCTU 2007.02.22 228136
2 KOREA-EU FTA WILL FORCE PRIVATIZATION OF WATER SUPPLY AND DETERIORATION OF PUBLIC SERVICES [3] KCTU 2007.05.09 229509
1 [KoPA] WTO Strategy Paper from Korean Movements [7] KCTU 2003.08.14 239201
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