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[Sep. 26, Protest letter] Nation wide attacks on KGEU offices and arrest of union members
date : 2006/10/04 hit : 6969

President Roh Moo - Hyun
Cheong Wa Dae ( Office of the President )
Blue House
1 Sejong-Ro, Jongno-gu
Seoul 110-050
Republic of Korea

Dear President Roh Moo - Hyun,

Nation wide attacks on KGEU offices and arrest of union members

The Union of Civil Servants in Sweden, ST, representing 100 000 members in the national adminsitration and government owned foundations, is writing to express once again its profound concern and vigorous condemnation of the brutal treatment of Korean Government Employees Union ( KGEU ).

The use of riot police to storm the KGEU local offices throughout the country, to break-up the sittins and rallies thereby causing injuries to union members as well as the arbitrary detension of more than 6 members of the KGEU shows a clear contempt on the part of your government for international labour standards and is in violation of trade union rights and the right to freedom of association.

The Union of Civil Servants in Sweden, ST, is profoundly concerned about the situation and fully supports the KGEU. We deeply regret that in spite of repeated requests by international community the situation continues to deteriorate.

The Union of Civil Servants, ST, strongly urges your government to immediately:

- Cease all attacks on the KGEU local offices
- Withdraw with immediate effect the "Directives to Promote the Transformation  of Illegal Organisations into Legal Trade Unions (Voluntary Withdrawal of Membership )" as it is in violation of theprinciples of freedom of Association
- Enter into dialogue with the Korean Government Employees Union ( KGEU ) with a view to implementing fully the recommendations of the ILO committee on Freedom of Association as set out in its recent report of March 2006, ( Report No 340, Case 1865 ).

Yours sincerely,


Annette Carnhede                       Ilkka Paarssinen
President                                    International Secretary
ST

   
 
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48 [Sep. 27, SWAZILAND] Message of Solidarity SNACS 2006-10-04 6844
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