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Vietnamese interpreter-activist awarded for supporting migrant workers

Korea Times 31 Oct 2021
Nguyen Thi Ngoc, also known as Bak Jeong-yeon here, receives this year's Hope Award for Migrant Workers at the Busan Foreign Residents' Center, Oct ... Through countless visits to a Busan prison, Bak provided a thorough and detailed translation to human rights lawyers in Seoul which proved their innocence.

Cheong Wa Dae faces growing doubts on vetting ranking officials

Korea Times 02 Jul 2021
President Moon Jae-in hits a gavel during a Cabinet meeting at Cheong Wa Dae, June 22. Courtesy of Cheong Wa Dae. Presidential office under fire for overlooking public sentiment on real estate, fairness. By Nam Hyun-woo ... 27 ... Yonhap ... Rep ... Kim, a former lawyer, worked with Moon when the latter was a human rights lawyer in Busan in the 1990s ... Gen ... .

Gov't's Abuse of Power Grows More Blatant Every Day

Chosun Ilbo 25 Mar 2021
The sexual harassment trial of former Busan Mayor Oh Keo-don ...

Top judge embroiled in suspicions of political bias

Korea Times 04 Feb 2021
/ Yonhap ... On Thursday morning, a lawyer for Lim Seong-geun, a senior judge of the Busan High Court, revealed a transcript of a recorded conversation between Kim and Lim during their meeting in May last year ... At the time of the meeting with Kim, Lim submitted his resignation, citing health problems after undergoing surgery, according to his lawyer ... .

Court rejects arrest warrant for ex-Busan mayor on sexual harassment allegations

Korea Times 19 Dec 2020
Former Busan Mayor Oh Keo-don arrives at the Busan District Court to attend his arrest warrant hearing on Dec ... A South Korean court on Friday rejected the prosecution's request for an arrest warrant for former Busan Mayor Oh Keo-don on sexual harassment allegations, citing no risks of him destroying evidence or fleeing.

Indonesian crew go without pay as Chinese fishing vessel case drags on

The Philadelphia Inquirer 13 Aug 2020
On Friday (Aug 9), lawyers for six of 14 surviving crew members repatriated from Busan said they rejected an offer from their recruiting ...

Woman convicted for fighting off 'rapist' seeks retrial after 56 years

Korea Times 04 May 2020
Gettyimagesbank. By Jung Min-ho ... According to Busan Women's Hot Line, a nonprofit women's rights group, Monday, Choi Mal-ja, 74, and her lawyers will file an application for retrial with Busan District Court Wednesday ... She was devastated ... Her lawyers will hold a press conference in front of Busan District Court Wednesday. .

Profile of G-20 leaders

Kyodo 28 Jun 2019
The following are profiles of leaders of the countries making up the Group of 20 major economies ... ---------- ...   ... ---------- ... Fuji ... Before entering politics, Moon served as a human rights lawyer, running a law office in Busan with Roh Moo Hyun who also later became president ... Juncker earned a master's in law in 1979, but never practiced as a lawyer ... .
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