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Korea (Rep.)

This team contributes leading decisions from Korea (Rep.)

Korea (Rep.)'s Most Recent Decision

The most recent decision from Korea (Rep.) is W. L. v Minister of Justice, a decision rendered in Korea (Rep.) by the Seoul High Court on Nov 11, 2010, involving an applicant from China. A brief summary of the facts of the case is: Chinese female fears detention and torture by government because of her practice of Falungong in Korea and critical comments against the Chinese government through a TV program she hosted.

Courts in Korea (Rep.)

Seoul Administrative Court
Seoul High Court
Supreme Court

The National Coordinators for Korea (Rep.) are:

Seong Soo Kim

Judge Kim began his judgeship in 1998 and currently hears criminal cases as a presiding judge at the Suncheon branch of the Kwangju district court in the Republic of Korea. He graduated from Seoul National Read More Read more

Osamu Arakaki

Dr. Osamu Arakaki holds a Ph.D in Law from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. He is Associate Professor at Shigakukan University in Japan and recently was a Visiting Fellow in the Human Rights Program Read More Read more