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.
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 published by The Korea Herald, click HERE to acccess the same. While the people of Gwangju and South Korea were commemorating the 38th anniversary of the Gwangju Uprising, human rights activists and the activists of democratic movements in different countries of Asia gathered at the city of Gwangju to discuss the pertinent issues of human […]
Torture is an inhuman treatment that destroys dignity of its victims. The use of torture has been condemned in every democratic society. But there is a perception in Nepal that torture received by someone accused of crime is acceptable. This mindset has hindered efforts to end torture. Though Nepal now has a federal democratic system […]
The threats on the universally accepted values cannot be justified again with the rhetoric built upon by populist leaders in the post truth era.