3/08/2007

U.S. Report on S. Korean Human Rights

The U.S. published its annual report on Human Rights.

The report is on Human Rights in S. Korea is generally favorable, with only a few concerns.

The U.S. major concerns were:

1. The National Security Law
2. Limitations on the freedom of speech
3. Violent protests
4. Discrimation Against Women, Minorities, Foreigners etc.
5. Prostitution and the Increase in Korean men going abroad to purchase sex
6. Mistreatment of foreign spouses
7. Human Trafficing
8. Breach of contract by employers of foreign English teachers

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