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Stop Discrimination in Korea

Stop Discrimination in Korea

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President of South Korea
The increasing discrimination in Korea needs to be brought to the attention of the general populace and officials. Discrimination must stop now. In general, xenophobia [1, 2] in day-to-day social life has increased, along with discrimination against migrant workers [3] and migrant women, [4] especially who come from poor countries. There are many victims who are not seen and heard from. We cannot let this social problem be justified and in the dark. Corruption and flaws of the justice system in Korea allow for discrimination to continue, where discrimination becomes part of institutionalization by corrupt officers in the police, prosecutors, and even in the courts.[5] This is a kind of systematic discrimination by a chain of the institutions. It is a grave obstacle for multicultural society in Korea.

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On Behalf of a multicultural Society in Korea


[1] https://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/nation/2020/06/119_291498.html?fbclid=IwAR0mzN-Pud-ftHBo2VUft7Zf6W-29AgWQD4mX_pmPeyVJKBSu4R0qAYCLRA  
[2] https://www.stripes.com/news/pacific/south-korean-police-accidentally-shot-us-military-retiree-officials-say-1.624932
[3] https://www.business-humanrights.org/en/so-korea-amnesty-intl-report-highlights-rampant-abuse-of-migrant-farm-workers  
[4] https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-48917935
[5] On April 28, 2020, Judge Jang Jeong-tae ignored a foreign residence request for English or in an alternative language concerning official documents. Only Korean documents are available with the courts, prosecutors, and the police.

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