South Korea’s democracy shares equally great contributions from its different parts and people from different walks of life. The country’s pro-democratic spirit is still alive among people.
..should sincerely let an independent committee carry out a fair investigation and ensure the justice that the victims and their families have been awaiting the last 39 years.
Now Chun is left with the two options – either he himself should attend the court for the next hearing rescheduled for March 11 or will be forced to appear in the court.
To federalise the judiciary, it is high time to start the debate afresh. By ignoring the issue & without reform, we’re watching a return of history, compromising on judicial independence.
The forum was not just the call to engage into devising strategies how the US can be held responsible for the incident but they have also demanded a sincere apology from the US.
Nepal must learn lessons from South Korea to preserve its public-led reconciliation and memories of democratic struggles so as to pass on these lessons to the future generation.
Low refugee acceptance rate and recent ban shows a depressing lack of progress on fulfilling South Korea’s obligations to refugees. This suggests that the country has a long way to go.
The 2018 Gwangju Asia Forum by the May 18 Memorial Foundation was a grand success. There are many takeaways from the important forum in Asia.
Originally posted on weeklyrights:
Welcome to the weekly update on human rights in Nepal. This week’s round-up [25 June- 1 July 2018] features a multitude of issues and events concerning human rights in Nepal. The major highlights of human rights in Nepal included serious concerns on Ganga Maya Adhikari’s hunger strike demanding justice for her…
Torture, though labelled as inhuman treatment, is still prevalent in Nepal despite the state’s obligation and repeated commitment to prevent it. Nepal is obliged to prevent torture because it has signed and ratified United Nations’ Convention against Torture (CAT) in 1991. As the world stands in support of victims of torture on June 26 today—the […]