2017-08-22 01:05 KST
is a Princeton in Latin America fellow living in Santiago, Chile and a former Luce Scholar working for the National Human Rights Commission of Korea.
Arizona's Immigration Bill and Korea
Adopting a failed precedent
Citizen reporter and human rights advocate Michael Solis offers six lessons about immigrants, to both Korea and the Unit...
Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill
Threats to the lives of Uganda's LGBT community
Michael Solis examines the layers of criticism that surround the proposed anti-homosexuality bill in Uganda....
Korea's HIV/AIDS Policies, Empty Promises
Government maintains mandatory testing despite lifting travel ban
In January, both the Republic of Korea and the United States lifted travel bans on HIV-positive people. But does it mea...
Korea's "Comfort Women" Rally at 900th Protest
Survivors of Japanese Military Sexual Slavery Seek Apology
Bundled up against a temperature of 3째F, survivors of Japanese military sexual slavery, also known as the "comfort women...
Victims of HIV-related Travel Restrictions in Korea
Two women tell their stories of discrimination
In light of Korea's E-2 visa restrictions making HIV-testing mandatory for foreign instructors in Korea, two women have ...
Lady Gaga and Obama for Gay America
American Superstars Join Forces to Combat Discrimination
For America's LGBT community last weekend, another welcoming shock was seeing both Lady Gaga and Obama teaming up to add...
Infected, Detected, Accepted?
Towards the elimination of HIV-related travel restrictions in Korea
To this day, Korea remains one of seven countries that uphold the most rigid forms of HIV-related travel restrictions. H...
Shirin Ebadi on the Rights of Iranians
Human Rights Activist Speaks Out Against Iranian Government
Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi said the Iranian state has sponsored human rights abuses following the contested e...
Chile: You May Now Kiss the... Partner
Valentine's Day LGBT wedding in Plaza de Armas, Santiago
According to MUMS President Fernando Munoz, "In Chile there is a lack of political will to change things. Cuba, for exam...
Riot Police Strong-Arm 'Comfort Women' Demonstration
Peaceful protest threatened on Human Rights Day
@OT@Supporters are fighting to ensure that the surviving halmoni do receive their rightly deserved acknowledgment, apolo...
Korean 'Comfort Women' to Demonstrate on Dec. 10
Survivors of Japanese military sexual slavery seek support on Human Rights Day
In November the UN Human Rights Committee called upon the Japanese government to restore dignity to the surviving halmon...
Proposition 8: Fundamentalism, Fear, or Fight?
[Analysis] Voting on same-sex marriage in California
The thread that weaves the arguments of Prop 8 supporters is tacit fear. Supporters of Prop 8 have decided to use childr...
The Lost Children of Laos
Advocating for liberation of detained Hmong youth
"We must do this publically and forcefully enough to make sure this is the only option that Thailand has," said HAN acti...
A Palin Loss, a Confidence Boost?
The vice-presidential debate and beyond
@US2008@With her assets topping one million dollars, Palin's oratorical efforts to link herself to the middle and workin...
McCain and Obama on Display
The economy's role in constructing a presidential image
@US2008@All Obama needs is the phrase. He has two more debates to deliver one that could solidify his image as a superio...
Netizens Question Cause of Cheonan Tragedy
[Opinion] Democracy's Downfall
Arizona's Immigration Bill and Korea
Assassination in Dubai
[ESL/EFL Podcast] Saying No
Seventeenth in a series of English language lessons from Jennifer Lebedev...
[ESL/EFL] Talking About Change
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[ESL/EFL] Buying and Selling
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