In South Korea, detaining children simply due to their migration status, or the migration status of their parents, is standard practice.
International students are a valuable part of South Korean universities, where domestic enrollment is declining due to low birth rate. But it's alarmingly common to see them work as undocumented laborers, outside regulations and law.
Both human rights groups and conservative Christians are bracing themselves for the biggest legal fight to come: a constitutional reform that might ban discrimination against sexual minorities and allow same-sex marriage.
Nearly a decade of conservative rule has undermined the fight for human rights in South Korea. Will Moon Jae-in bring changes NGOs hope for?
Nicaragua harasses workers at South Korean owned factory; avian influenza rages on; demonstrators lose their court appeals; untrained riot police; and more.
Corruption at heart of Presidential scandal In a rare scene, lawmakers questioned the CEOs of nine major conglomerates on live…