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South Korea

US Government Reports

U.S. Department of State
Congressional Research Service
Library of Congress
Library of Congress - Law Library of Congress (LLOC)
  • Family Reunification Laws in Selected Jurisdictions - July 2014


Non-Government Organization Reports

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Freedom House
Election Guide
Amnesty International
  • Amnesty International:  Death Sentences and Executions - 2020
  • Serving in Silence:  LGBTI People in South Korea’s Military – July 2019
  • Republic of Korea: Authorities Fail to Protect Human Rights Amnesty International Submission for the UN Universal Periodic Review – 28th Session of the UPR Working Group, November 2017 - June 2017
Human Rights Watch
  • “I Thought of Myself as Defective” Neglecting the Rights of LGBT Youths in South Korean Schools – Sept. 2021
  • “My Life is Not Your Porn” Digital Sex Crimes in South Korea – June 2021 
  • Labor Rights Violations Under Democratic Rule - November 1995
World Health Organization


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Freedom House Human Rights Watch


Updated December 22, 2023