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February 15, 2021 Human Rights Watch Submission to the Ministry of Unification Regarding the Interpretation Guidelines of the Amendments of the Development of Inter-Korean Relations Act We are writing in response to your call for comments regarding the…
China: Don’t Force 8 Refugees Back to North Korea PHOTO

RE: Decriminalization on Abortion in South Korea

May 23, 2018
 Justices of the Constitutional Court of Korea
 15 Bukchon-ro, Jae-dong
 Seoul 03060
 Republic of Korea
 Honorable Justices of the Constitutional Court of Korea,…
Amicus Brief: Decriminalization on Abortion in South Korea
 Honorable Justices of the Constitutional Court of Korea
 I. Introduction
 Human Rights Watch has the honor of submitting this amicus brief in connection…
April 9, 2018
 Moon Jae-in
 President of the Republic of Korea
 1 Cheongwadae-ro, Jongno-gu
 Seoul 03048
 Republic of Korea
 Fax: +82 2-770-4721

Re: Refoulement of North Korean Refugees

President Xi Jinping
 General Secretary Office
 Central Committee of the Communist Party of China
 Zhongnanhai Ximen, Fuyou Street
 Xicheng District, Beijing 100017
 People’s Republic of China
 Fax: +86 10 6307 0900; +011 10…
Washington, D.C., June 26, 2014   Hector Timerman, Foreign Affairs Minister of Argentina Luiz Alberto Figueiredo Machado, Foreign Affairs Minister of Brazil Heraldo Muñoz, Foreign Affairs Minister of Chile María Ángela Holguín, Foreign Affairs Minister of…
Honorable Camilo Escalona Medina, Presidente del Senado Honorable Nicolás Monckeberg Díaz, Presidente de la Cámara de Diputados ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Honorable Hernán Larraín Fernández, Presidente de la Comisión de Constitución, Legislación, Justicia y…
The Honorable Hong Joon-pyo, Chairman of the Grand National Party The Honorable Park Hee-Tae, Speaker of the National Assembly The Honorable Hwang Woo-Yea, Floor Leader of the Grand National Party The Honorable Son Hak-Gyu, Chairman of the Democratic…
Mr. Lee Seong-Taek Investigator Anti-Discrimination Division National Human Rights Commission of Korea Dear Mr. Lee: Human Rights Watch (HRW) is pleased to have the opportunity to submit this letter for your consideration in conjunction with the…

Migrants’ Groups Call for Key Reforms

To participants in the Colombo process, including governments in Asia and the Middle East, and the International Organization for Migration (IOM): We, the undersigned groups, represent migrants’ associations, trade unions, human rights groups, and other…
Prime Minister Han Duck-soo Office of the Prime Minister Central Government Complex 77-6 Sejongno, Jongno-gu Seoul South Korea 110-760 Dear Prime Minister Duck-soo, In the wake of a Ministry of Justice decision to exclude a range of categories from…

Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations

Human Rights Watch comments on the Comprehensive and Integral International Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights and Dignity of Persons with Disabilities (the Draft Convention) could further address the particular concerns of disabled…