Tag Archives: asia

South Koreans may no longer face prison if they refuse to serve in the military forces

( CNN) South Korea incarcerates more conscientious objector than many other countries, but that may be about to change. “The state can no longer delay resolving this difficulty, ” the court said in a 6-3 decree detect that Article 5 of the country’s Military Service Act was unconstitutional because it does not offer any non-military alternatives. It sacrificed the government …

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Anti-Duterte senator removed from committee probing eradicates

( CNN) A longtime critic of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has been toppled as the head of a committee probing hundreds of extrajudicial killings during Duterte’s ongoing struggle on drugs. Manny Pacquiao — a senator and former boxing whiz — moved a motion on Monday night to declare the chairmanship of the committee on Justice and Human Rights vacant which …

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Linda Burney: Altering Australia’s political organisation

( CNN) Linda Burney remembers her childhood all too well. In those epoches, she pronounces she was invisible to the Australian government and its parties. Aboriginals did not have equal rights as other Australians, and were treated as foreigners in their own land. “I grew up at a time in this country when Aboriginal parties were in some instances still …

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