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[statement] We condemn inhumane treatment of detention centers We condemn inhumane treatment of detention centers The Ministry of Justice must stop the attempt to expand and legalize torturing gear 15 years have passed since the tragic fire incident at the Yeosu Detention Center. Detention center’s purpose was alleged protection of foreigners, but its structure and operation were just for detaining them. In the midst of fire 10 people were killed and 17 inj..
Joint statement on the 15th anniversary of Yeosu Detention Center fire tragedy Yeosu Detention Center Fire Tragedy Must Be Kept In Memory Joint statement on the 15th anniversary of Yeosu Detention Center fire tragedy This year is the 15th anniversary of the Yeosu Detention Center fire that happened on Feb.11, 2007. First of all, we pay tribute to ten people who passed away and hope the pain and agony of their families and survivors have been alleviated. The tragic fire was..
Statement on the results of the national compensation suit in the refugee interview manipulation case On December 3, the Seoul Central District Court judged the responsibility of refugee officials, interpreters, and the state in a national compensation suit filed by the victim of the September 2018 interview report manipulation case. Refugee officials and interpreters who participated in the manipulation of refugee interviews were liable for manipulation due to intention or gross negligence, and..
[공지] 난민인권센터 제13차 정기총회를 개최합니다. [공지] 난민인권센터 제13차 정기총회를 개최합니다. 올해는 코로나 상황으로 온라인으로 총회를 진행합니다. 아래 구글 설문지를 통해 참여 가능한 난센의 총회! 2021년 3월 2일부터 일주일간 진행되니 많은 참여 부탁드리겠습니다^^ 일시: 2021년 3월 2일~ 9일 We hold an online annual general meeting of the NANCEN, Refugee Rights Center. If you need instructions in English and other languages, please contact refucenter@gmail.com. 로드 중… *메일/문자 등록이 되어있지 않은 회원님께서는 refucenter@gmail.com으로 연락부탁드리겠습니다. *We hold..
The Korean government have to operate refugee policy accord with human rights standards "The Korean government have to operate refugee policy accord with human rights standards." 2020 is the 7th anniversary of the Refugee Act of the Republic of Korea, and the 28th year since Refugee Convention and Protocol have ratified. Even though the system has been implemented for around 30 years and the number of accumulated asylum applications is over 64,000, strongly condemns the way the gov..
Shouldering Responsibility: Reviewing South Korea’s Refugee Status Determination procedures seven years after the implementation of the Refugee Act Shouldering Responsibility: Reviewing South Korea’s Refugee Status Determination procedures seven years after the implementation of the Refugee Act July 1, 2020 is the 7th anniversary of the implementation of the Refugee Act in South Korea. The implementation of the Refugee Act in 2013 established a clear legal process for assessing refugee applications in South Korea and demonstrated the Govern..
[Series] Pro Se Refugee Litigation – A Story of Hope 3 In Early March, Korea was one of the countries to be most severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Uncertainty took over the entire country, affecting every family, company, and ways of life. In those difficult moments, I was also helplessly exposed to a harsh situation: I was fired from my work for no justified reason. My contract was until June this year, but my boss gave me three days to l..
The Progress of the Refugee Law in South Korea On December 3, 1992 South Korea ratified the United Nations Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and the Protocol Relating to the Status Refugees. The convention and protocol went into effect on March 3, 1993 and December 3, 1992 respectively. What this means is that South Korea now officially has the responsibility to protect refugees. December 10, 1993 was when the provisions regardin..