Seoul court grants asylum to Chinese dissident who exposed illegal organ trade Michael Sung at 9:58 AM ET
[JURIST] The Seoul Administrative Court granted asylum Tuesday to a Chinese dissident who exposed allegations of human organ trading, overturning a ruling by the Ministry of Justice that denied asylum to the dissident and his family. The dissident, who is a member of the banned Chinese Democratic Party [HRW backgrounder] and has been in South Korea [JURIST news archive] since 2003, fears that he will be persecuted by Chinese authorities for exposing officials engaged in the illegal organ trade.
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