Joe Cho

Joe Cho is a writer, thinker, and lawyer from Seoul, Korea. This piece is in loving memory of the author’s late father who enjoyed often hearty, fireside chats around two Latin maxims, “Cogito ergo sum” and “Pacta sunt servanda”.

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Supreme Court breaks new ground around conscientious objection in South Korea

By: Joe Cho

A Korean Supreme Court decision demonstrates long-overdue recognition of religious rights and the right to conscientious objection over military service.



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