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Education Ministry Lists Unionized Teachers

March 25, 2010

The government has asked city and provincial education offices to provide it with a list of school teachers belonging to the left-leaning Korean Teachers and Educational Workers’ Union (KTU). This is the first time the government has listed names and affiliated schools of unionized teachers, raising concerns that it infringes upon their human rights.

The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has directed 16 regional education offices to collect data on the unionized teachers as lawmakers have requested the data.

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