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Freedom House is deeply concerned by the indictment of photographer and activist Park Jung-geun on January 31 for violating South Korea’s National Security Law and sharing a Twitter posting from the North Korean government with his followers, in what he says was an attempt at satire.


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Evaluation of 2008-2011 UN Human Rights Council Candidates

On May 21, 2008, the UN General Assembly will elect 15 new Human Rights Council members. Twenty countries are candidates. Freedom House and UN Watch evaluated each candidate’s suitability for election to the Human Rights Council by examining its record of human rights protection at home and its record of human rights promotion at the UN.


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