Korea, South

South Korea Confronted with Endemic Violence among Conscripts

Trigger Warning: descriptions of bullying and torture. Two cases of extreme violence in the conscripted Korean military – one mass shooting and attempted suicide, one death by torture – have drawn public attention to the violence conscripts routinely face in the military, with 120 deaths a year occurring among them for the last five years.

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Southern Seoul Detention Center

País: 
Corea del Sur
Detention centre address: 

Southern Seoul Detention Center, Seoul Geumcheon P.O.Box 164, Geumcheon-gu, Seoul, Korea, 153-600

Wonju Prison

País: 
Corea del Sur
Detention centre address: 

Wonju P.O.Box 87, Wonju-si, Gangwon-do, Korea, 220-600

Detenciónes: 

Kim Dong hyun (#1988)

Detention centre:
Start of detention:
  • 10 Feb 2014
End of detention:
  • 10 Aug 2015
País:
  • Corea del Sur
Descripción:
  • 18 months imprisonment for refusal to undertake compulsory military service in the Republic of Korea.

Kim Dong hyun (#1988)

País:
  • Corea del Sur
Tipo de activista:
  • objector/a de conciencia
Estatus:
  • Objetor declarado


Seoul Prison

País: 
Corea del Sur
Detention centre address: 

Gunpo P.O.Box 20, Gunpo-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea, 435-600

Detenciónes: 

Jo Ik jin (#4566)

Activist:
Detention centre:
Start of detention:
  • 17 Mar 2014
End of detention:
  • 17 Sep 2015
País:
  • Corea del Sur
Descripción:
  • 18 months imprisonment for refusal to undertake compulsory military service in the Republic of Korea.

Jo Ik jin (#4566)

País:
  • Corea del Sur
Tipo de activista:
  • objector/a de conciencia
Estatus:
  • Objetor declarado


Park Jeong hoon (#3438)

Start of detention:
  • 15 Apr 2014
End of detention:
  • 15 Oct 2015
País:
  • Corea del Sur
Descripción:
  • 18 months imprisonment for refusal to undertake compulsory military service in the Republic of Korea.

Park Jeong hoon (#3438)

País:
  • Corea del Sur
Tipo de activista:
  • objector/a de conciencia
Estatus:
  • Objetor declarado


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