All posts tagged "constitutional court"

  • Bereaved families of Korean citizens forced into labor during the Japanese occupation of the Korean Peninsula (1910-45) express their disappointment with a decision made by the Constitutional Court in front of the courthouse in central Seoul, Wednesday. The court rejected a petition to review the constitutionality of the 1965 agreement between Japan and Korea regarding compensation for Koreans forced into wartime labor. (Yonhap)
    Court rejects petition on 1965 deal between S. Korea, Japan

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — The Constitutional Court Wednesday refused to hear a petition on the constitutionality of the 1965 deal that Japan claims settled all issues of individual compensation to victims of forced labor during Japan’s colonial rule...

    • Posted December 23, 2015
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    S. Korea court orders dissolution of leftist party

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea’s Constitutional Court on Friday ordered the dissolution of a pro-North Korean opposition party, banning a political party for the first time since the country adopted its first constitution in 1948. In a...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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