Skip to comments.South Korean activist allegedly electrocuted while detained in China
Posted on 07/28/2012 4:31:56 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
South Korean activist allegedly electrocuted while detained in China
By BNO News
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (BNO NEWS) -- A South Korean activist who was detained in China in March is claiming to have suffered abuse at the hands of authorities there, including torture by electrocution, according to reports.
Kim Young-hwan, a prominent South Korean activist who fought for democracy in North Korea, was detained in Beijing in March. A report about the incident published in late May disclosed that he was being denied access to a lawyer.
China, according to the New York Times, had claimed that Kim was being held due to him "endangering national security". China went on to say that they were handling the case according to the law. South Korea, though, claimed that there were human rights violations taking place.
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Electrocution is death by electrical current. He wouldn’t be complaining.
I think it is wrong for people from other countries to interfere in a country’s business, even if I disagree with said country’s policy.
You go to China and stick a middle finger at the government and you get car battery electrodes on your testicles.
That’s the way it is...
Shouldn’t that just be “electrically-shocked”? I had to re-read it to see if he was dead or alive. 4+ posts and no “I’m shocked” replies, so far... 10-9-8...
China and North Korea are buds, South Koreans who think China will be neutral are kidding themselves
These journalists don’t even know the meaning of ordinary words anymore.
I suspect that this activist was active while in China. Chinese authorities take a dim view at that; they haven't yet democratized themselves to the point of giving ammo to their enemies. (Well, to be fair, they do give ammo to their enemies, just not the whole round.)