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Where Are All the Women in South Korea's Democracy Protests?

Moon Young-me was one of the five million South Koreans estimated to have come out onto the streets in June 1987. She was bare-faced, wearing no makeup or fancy clothing. That was the norm for the student protest culture at the time. She was a 21-year-old history major, a transfer

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[Full Text] UN Special Rapporteur's Conclusion on Rights in South Korea

Statement by United Nations Special Rapporteur Maina Kiai on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association at the conclusion of his visit to the Republic of Korea SEOUL (29 January 2016) – I would like to thank the Government of the Republic of Korea for inviting me to

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A North Korean Views South Korea

It has been more than a decade since I left North Korea, but every time I read George Orwell’s Animal Farm I am reminded of my life back ‘home’. The novel points to the North Korean regime’s hypocrisy without using complex language. Published on 17 August 1945, just