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JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES

CURRENTLY IN PRISON

SOUTH KOREA
JULY 2018

214 19,300+ 36,700


CURRENTLY IMPRISONED OVER YEARS OF ACCUMULAT-
IMPRISONED THE LAST 68 YEARS ED CONFINEMENT

NAME AGE LOCATION TERM; RELEASE REASON


Choi, S. G. 23 Seongdong Detention Center 18 months, to be determined Conscientious objection
Yang, L. S. 23 Wonju Prison 18 months; 2018-08-01 Conscientious objection
Kim, J. M. 22 Hongseong Prison 18 months; 2018-08-14 Conscientious objection
Hwang, I. Y. 22 Incheon Detention Center 18 months; 2018-09-06 Conscientious objection
Ahn, J. W. 24 Incheon Detention Center 18 months; 2018-09-16 Conscientious objection
Yoo, T. H. 24 Pyeongtaek Prison 18 months; 2018-09-17 Conscientious objection
Jeon, W. J. 24 Nonsan Prison 18 months; 2018-09-20 Conscientious objection
Lee, E. Y. 24 Uijeongbu Prison 18 months; 2018-09-20 Conscientious objection
Park, C. H. 24 Uijeongbu Prison 18 months; 2018-09-20 Conscientious objection
Kim, N. W. 24 Nonsan Prison 18 months; 2018-09-21 Conscientious objection
Yoo, T. H. 22 Seongdong Detention Center 18 months; 2018-09-23 Conscientious objection
Hwang, K. M. 22 Seoul Detention Center 18 months; 2018-09-23 Conscientious objection
Cho, H. 22 Daejeon Prison 18 months; 2018-09-24 Conscientious objection
Jeon, H. J. 22 Daegu Detention Center 18 months; 2018-09-27 Conscientious objection
Lee, H. J. 24 Uijeongbu Prison 18 months; 2018-09-27 Conscientious objection
Choi, E. K. 24 Daegu Detention Center 18 months; 2018-09-27 Conscientious objection
Choi, Y. K. 21 Daegu Detention Center 18 months; 2018-09-27 Conscientious objection
Kim, C. 21 Uijeongbu Prison 18 months; 2018-09-27 Conscientious objection
Lee, J. H. 21 Goonsan Prison 18 months; 2018-09-27 Conscientious objection
Choi, H. K. 21 Uijeongbu Prison 18 months; 2018-09-27 Conscientious objection
Kim, H. J. 21 Changwon Prison 18 months; 2018-09-29 Conscientious objection
Jung, J. B. 21 Changwon Prison 18 months; 2018-09-30 Conscientious objection
Lee, S. O. 25 Seongdong Detention Center 18 months; 2018-09-30 Conscientious objection
Lee, S. B. 25 Uijeongbu Prison 18 months; 2018-10-02 Conscientious objection

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NAME AGE LOCATION TERM; RELEASE REASON
Oh, S. S. 21 Uijeongbu Prison 18 months; 2018-10-03 Conscientious objection
Kim, K. M. 21 Daegu Detention Center 18 months; 2018-10-03 Conscientious objection
Kim, H. J. 25 Changwon Prison 18 months; 2018-10-04 Conscientious objection
Lyu, H. D. 25 Daegu Detention Center 18 months; 2018-10-05 Conscientious objection
Yoon, H. W. 21 Tongyoung Prison 18 months; 2018-10-06 Conscientious objection
Kim, M. K. 21 Wonju Prison 18 months; 2018-10-06 Conscientious objection
Jeon, D. H. 23 Yeoju Prison 18 months; 2018-10-07 Conscientious objection
Lee, C. H. 23 Changwon Prison 18 months; 2018-10-07 Conscientious objection
Kim, D. E. 21 Changwon Prison 18 months; 2018-10-07 Conscientious objection
Park, J. H. 21 Yeoju Prison 18 months; 2018-10-07 Conscientious objection
Lee, S. J. 24 Choongju Prison 18 months; 2018-10-10 Conscientious objection
Kim, D. H. 24 Ulsan Detention Center 18 months; 2018-10-10 Conscientious objection
Choi, S. W. 23 Uijeongbu Prison 18 months; 2018-10-11 Conscientious objection
Do, C. Y. 23 Suwon Detention Center 18 months; 2018-10-11 Conscientious objection
Yoo, J. H. 29 Uijeongbu Prison 18 months; 2018-10-12 Conscientious objection
Hyun, Y. S. 29 Daegu Detention Center 18 months; 2018-10-12 Conscientious objection
Lee, J. H. 21 Goonsan Prison 18 months; 2018-10-12 Conscientious objection
Ahn, H. W. 21 Jinju Prison 18 months; 2018-10-12 Conscientious objection
Jeon, M. H. 22 Daegu Detention Center 18 months; 2018-10-12 Conscientious objection
Jung, J. 22 Daegu Detention Center 18 months; 2018-10-12 Conscientious objection
Chang, M. G. 21 Cheonan Prison (Foreign) 18 months; 2018-10-12 Conscientious objection
Kang, J. W. 21 Daejeon Prison 18 months; 2018-10-12 Conscientious objection
Jung, S. W. 22 Goonsan Prison 18 months; 2018-10-12 Conscientious objection
Shim, S. M. 22 Daegu Detention Center 18 months; 2018-10-12 Conscientious objection
Choi, C. H. 21 Incheon Detention Center 18 months; 2018-10-12 Conscientious objection
Yoon, J. W. 21 Incheon Detention Center 18 months; 2018-10-12 Conscientious objection
Ha, S. R. 23 Changwon Prison 18 months; 2018-10-14 Conscientious objection
Kim, D. H. 23 Daegu Detention Center 18 months; 2018-10-17 Conscientious objection
Song, G. Y. 23 Seoul Detention Center 18 months; 2018-10-17 Conscientious objection
Moon, H. R. 23 Hwaseong Correction Center 18 months; 2018-10-20 Conscientious objection
Kim, K. M. 22 Uijeongbu Prison 18 months; 2018-10-24 Conscientious objection
Lim, S. 22 Uijeongbu Prison 18 months; 2018-10-24 Conscientious objection
Kim, K. 22 Seoul South Prison 18 months; 2018-10-24 Conscientious objection
Yoon, S. B. 22 Uijeongbu Prison 18 months; 2018-10-24 Conscientious objection
Choi, S. Y. 21 Changwon Prison 18 months; 2018-10-25 Conscientious objection
Kim, W. R. 21 Seongdong Detention Center 18 months; 2018-10-25 Conscientious objection
Cho, S. R. 22 Seoul South Prison 18 months; 2018-10-26 Conscientious objection
Kim, M. Y. 22 Seoul Detention Center 18 months; 2018-10-27 Conscientious objection
Kim, N. W. 22 Busan Detention Center 18 months; 2018-10-27 Conscientious objection
Lee, J. H. 22 Suwon Detention Center 18 months; 2018-10-28 Conscientious objection
Kim, K. H. 22 Seoul South Prison 18 months; 2018-10-28 Conscientious objection
Ahn, K. S. 22 Seongdong Detention Center 18 months; 2018-10-28 Conscientious objection
Lee, H. J. 21 Suwon Detention Center 18 months; 2018-10-28 Conscientious objection
Cha, J. S. 21 Jinju Prison 18 months; 2018-10-28 Conscientious objection
Kang, K. 22 Uijeongbu Prison 18 months; 2018-10-28 Conscientious objection
Park, J. H. 22 Seongdong Detention Center 18 months; 2018-10-28 Conscientious objection
Seo, H. J. 21 Daegu Detention Center 18 months; 2018-10-28 Conscientious objection

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NAME AGE LOCATION TERM; RELEASE REASON
Kim, J. S. 21 Daegu Detention Center 18 months; 2018-11-01 Conscientious objection
Yoon, J. J. 22 Suwon Detention Center 18 months; 2018-11-01 Conscientious objection
Shin, B. H. 22 Changwon Prison 18 months; 2018-11-01 Conscientious objection
Lee, H. W. 21 Suwon Detention Center 18 months; 2018-11-01 Conscientious objection
Lee, C. B. 21 Daejeon Prison 18 months; 2018-11-02 Conscientious objection
Kang, D. I. 22 Nonsan Prison 18 months; 2018-11-04 Conscientious objection
Chang, C. Y. 22 Seongdong Detention Center 18 months; 2018-11-07 Conscientious objection
Cho, Y. H. 22 Daegu Prison 18 months; 2018-11-08 Conscientious objection
Lee, G. H. 22 Hwaseong Correction Center 18 months; 2018-11-08 Conscientious objection
Chong, J. W. 21 Incheon Detention Center 18 months; 2018-11-10 Conscientious objection
Kang, D. C. 21 Pyeongtaek Prison 18 months; 2018-11-10 Conscientious objection
Park, H. W. 22 Daegu Prison 18 months; 2018-11-10 Conscientious objection
Han, Y. M. 22 Incheon Detention Center 18 months; 2018-11-10 Conscientious objection
Kim, S. S. 23 Incheon Detention Center 18 months; 2018-11-10 Conscientious objection
Ha, D. H. 23 Changwon Prison 18 months; 2018-11-11 Conscientious objection
Ahn, J. W. 23 Pohang Prison 18 months; 2018-11-11 Conscientious objection
Shin, M. G. 23 Changwon Prison 18 months; 2018-11-11 Conscientious objection
Lee, J. H. 22 Uijeongbu Prison 18 months; 2018-11-12 Conscientious objection
Mun, W. Y. 22 Seoul South Prison 18 months; 2018-11-15 Conscientious objection
Kim, J. H. 22 Uijeongbu Prison 18 months; 2018-11-15 Conscientious objection
Kang, J. H. 22 Ulsan Detention Center 18 months; 2018-11-17 Conscientious objection
Sun, K. W. 23 Changwon Prison 18 months; 2018-11-17 Conscientious objection
Moon, J. H. 23 Uijeongbu Prison 18 months; 2018-11-17 Conscientious objection
Lee, J. H. 23 Seoul South Detention Center 18 months; 2018-11-17 Conscientious objection
Kim, E. S. 23 Seoul South Prison 18 months; 2018-11-22 Conscientious objection
Park, D. Y. 24 Gangreung Prison 18 months; 2018-11-22 Conscientious objection
Lee, N. H. 24 Uijeongbu Prison 18 months; 2018-11-22 Conscientious objection
Han, C. H. 22 Anyang Prison 18 months; 2018-11-22 Conscientious objection
Lee, S. W. 22 Seongdong Detention Center 18 months; 2018-11-22 Conscientious objection
Park, H. 23 Cheongju Prison 18 months; 2018-11-25 Conscientious objection
Kang, M. J. 23 Suwon Detention Center 18 months; 2018-11-25 Conscientious objection
Choi, M. H. 22 Sangju Prison 18 months; 2018-11-25 Conscientious objection
Ji, M. H. 22 Seongdong Detention Center 18 months; 2018-11-29 Conscientious objection
Bae, J. H. 21 Daegu Detention Center 18 months; 2018-11-29 Conscientious objection
Hwang, N. M. 21 Seoul Detention Center 18 months; 2018-11-30 Conscientious objection
Chu, Y. H. 23 Suwon Detention Center 18 months; 2018-12-01 Conscientious objection
Kim, M. H. 23 Cheonan Prison (Foreign) 18 months; 2018-12-05 Conscientious objection
Seo, D. H. 23 Cheonan Prison (Foreign) 18 months; 2018-12-09 Conscientious objection
Choi, D. M. 23 Incheon Detention Center 18 months; 2018-12-13 Conscientious objection
Lee, Y. S. 23 Cheonan Prison (Foreign) 18 months; 2018-12-19 Conscientious objection
Cha, Y. S. 23 Incheon Detention Center 18 months; 2018-12-20 Conscientious objection
Shin, J. I. 23 Incheon Detention Center 18 months; 2018-12-21 Conscientious objection
Kim, S. H. 23 Gangreung Prison 18 months; 2018-12-23 Conscientious objection
Park, H. W. 23 Changwon Prison 18 months; 2018-12-23 Conscientious objection
Lee, K. H. 23 Cheonan Prison (Foreign) 18 months; 2018-12-27 Conscientious objection
Kim, J. H. 22 Anyang Prison 18 months; 2018-12-29 Conscientious objection
Han, K. C. 22 Seoul South Prison 18 months; 2018-12-29 Conscientious objection
Kim, D. H. 22 Cheonan Prison (Foreign) 18 months; 2018-12-30 Conscientious objection

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NAME AGE LOCATION TERM; RELEASE REASON
Kang, J. W. 22 Busan Detention Center 18 months; 2019-01-03 Conscientious objection
Park, E. Y. 21 Tongyoung Prison 18 months; 2019-01-03 Conscientious objection
Kim, M. H. 21 Daejeon Prison 18 months; 2019-01-03 Conscientious objection
Huh, J. 21 Suwon Detention Center 18 months; 2019-01-05 Conscientious objection
Lee, C. H. 21 Jeju Prison 18 months; 2019-01-05 Conscientious objection
Park, D. B. 22 Anyang Prison 18 months; 2019-01-07 Conscientious objection
Park, C. S. 22 Goonsan Prison 18 months; 2019-01-10 Conscientious objection
Kwon, H. W. 21 Daejeon Prison 18 months; 2019-01-13 Conscientious objection
Kim, E. H. 21 Uijeongbu Prison 18 months; 2019-01-17 Conscientious objection
Park, J. W. 23 Suwon Detention Center 18 months; 2019-01-18 Conscientious objection
Kim, J. H. 23 Jeju Prison 18 months; 2019-01-19 Conscientious objection
Kim, S. W. 23 Suwon Detention Center 18 months; 2019-01-19 Conscientious objection
Seo, Y. C. 23 Daegu Prison 18 months; 2019-01-31 Conscientious objection
Ji, H. H. 25 Seongdong Detention Center 18 months; 2019-02-18 Conscientious objection
Bang, S. U. 25 Cheongju Prison 18 months; 2019-02-18 Conscientious objection
Jung, J. H. 24 Daejeon Prison 18 months; 2019-02-24 Conscientious objection
Jeong, Y. B. 24 Daejeon Prison 18 months; 2019-02-24 Conscientious objection
Park, J. W. 20 Uijeongbu Prison 18 months; 2019-02-25 Conscientious objection
Son, A. B. 20 Milyang Prison 18 months; 2019-02-28 Conscientious objection
Oh, H. M. 21 Incheon Detention Center 18 months; 2019-02-28 Conscientious objection
Park, J. H. 21 Uijeongbu Prison 18 months; 2019-02-28 Conscientious objection
Han, J. J. 22 Anyang Prison 18 months; 2019-03-12 Conscientious objection
Na, H. J. 22 Suwon Detention Center 18 months; 2019-03-13 Conscientious objection
Kim, C. R. 23 Seoul South Prison 18 months; 2019-03-15 Conscientious objection
Choi, Y. G. 23 Seoul Detention Center 18 months; 2019-03-18 Conscientious objection
Koo, T. Y. 25 Sooncheon Prison 18 months; 2019-03-25 Conscientious objection
Park, J. E. 25 Daegu Detention Center 18 months; 2019-03-26 Conscientious objection
Kim, S. B. 21 Tongyoung Prison 18 months; 2019-03-27 Conscientious objection
Kim, S. H. 21 Wonju Prison 18 months; 2019-03-28 Conscientious objection
Cha, S. Y. 25 Uijeongbu Prison 18 months; 2019-03-28 Conscientious objection
Lee, Y. M. 25 Seongdong Detention Center 18 months; 2019-03-29 Conscientious objection
Kim, Y. C. 22 Seoul South Prison 18 months; 2019-03-30 Conscientious objection
Lee, H. J. 22 Changwon Prison 18 months; 2019-04-11 Conscientious objection
Kim, D. J. 24 Gangreung Prison 18 months; 2019-04-17 Conscientious objection
Jeong, K. W. 24 Gangreung Prison 18 months; 2019-04-17 Conscientious objection
Yong, H. J. 21 Ulsan Detention Center 18 months; 2019-04-20 Conscientious objection
Baek, J. Y. 21 Ulsan Detention Center 18 months; 2019-04-20 Conscientious objection
Seo, Y. W. 23 Yeoju Prison 18 months; 2019-04-23 Conscientious objection
Park, H. M. 23 Suwon Detention Center 18 months; 2019-04-24 Conscientious objection
Yoon, L. B. 23 Uijeongbu Prison 18 months; 2019-04-24 Conscientious objection
Lee, H. J. 23 Cheongju Prison 18 months; 2019-04-26 Conscientious objection
Huh, H. 22 Busan Prison 18 months; 2019-04-26 Conscientious objection
Kim, O. H. 22 Ulsan Detention Center 18 months; 2019-04-27 Conscientious objection
Bae, S. Y. 21 Yeoju Prison 18 months; 2019-04-27 Conscientious objection
Hwang, G. R. 21 Suwon Detention Center 18 months; 2019-05-03 Conscientious objection
Kim, S. S. 24 Cheongju Prison 18 months; 2019-05-04 Conscientious objection
Park, S. M. 24 Incheon Detention Center 18 months; 2019-05-10 Conscientious objection

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NAME AGE LOCATION TERM; RELEASE REASON
Kang, D. M. 26 Nonsan Prison 18 months; 2019-05-13 Conscientious objection
Park, H. L. 26 Suwon Detention Center 18 months; 2019-05-13 Conscientious objection
Lee, C. Y. 20 Suwon Detention Center 18 months; 2019-05-21 Conscientious objection
Kim, J. J. 20 Suwon Detention Center 18 months; 2019-05-27 Conscientious objection
Oh, S. C. 21 Suwon Detention Center 18 months; 2019-05-27 Conscientious objection
Park, J. H. 21 Suwon Detention Center 18 months; 2019-05-27 Conscientious objection
Park, J. M. 24 Cheonan Prison (Foreign) 18 months; 2019-06-04 Conscientious objection
Park, K. H. 24 Uijeongbu Prison 18 months; 2019-06-06 Conscientious objection
Kim, J. W. 22 Seoul Detention Center 18 months; 2019-06-06 Conscientious objection
Jeong, D. H. 22 Changwon Prison 18 months; 2019-06-08 Conscientious objection
Kwon, J. S. 22 Daegu Detention Center 18 months; 2019-06-11 Conscientious objection
Cho, Y. J. 22 Incheon Detention Center 18 months; 2019-06-11 Conscientious objection
Kim, J. K. 23 Seongdong Detention Center 18 months; 2019-06-26 Conscientious objection
Kim, J. W. 23 Daegu Detention Center 18 months; 2019-06-27 Conscientious objection
Kim, Y. J. 22 Daejeon Prison 18 months; 2019-07-11 Conscientious objection
Hwang, C. Y. 22 Tongyoung Prison 18 months; 2019-07-16 Conscientious objection
Lee, J. H. 22 Uijeongbu Prison 18 months; 2019-07-22 Conscientious objection
Chang, Y. H. 22 Daejeon Prison 18 months; 2019-07-26 Conscientious objection
Kim, D. J. 21 Uijeongbu Prison 18 months; 2019-08-01 Conscientious objection
Song, K. S. 21 Uijeongbu Prison 18 months; 2019-08-06 Conscientious objection
Lee, H. W. 23 Daegu Detention Center 18 months; 2019-08-07 Conscientious objection
Kim, D. H. 23 Seoul South Prison 18 months; 2019-08-09 Conscientious objection
Kim, S. H. 23 Daegu Detention Center 18 months; 2019-08-09 Conscientious objection
Lee, Y. H. 23 Seoul Detention Center 18 months; 2019-08-09 Conscientious objection
Jeong, E. H. 20 Anyang Prison 18 months; 2019-08-20 Conscientious objection
Jeon, H. S. 20 Daejeon Prison 18 months; 2019-08-28 Conscientious objection
Kim, D. M. 22 Uijeongbu Prison 18 months; 2019-09-02 Conscientious objection
Choi, D. J. 22 Incheon Detention Center 18 months; 2019-09-05 Conscientious objection
Lee, C. H. 20 Ulsan Detention Center 18 months; 2019-09-07 Conscientious objection
Do, S. J. 20 Busan Detention Center 18 months; 2019-09-09 Conscientious objection
Kim, W. E. 20 Incheon Detention Center 18 months; 2019-09-12 Conscientious objection
Yoon, M. W. 20 Incheon Detention Center 18 months; 2019-09-12 Conscientious objection
Lee, C. B. 22 Seongdong Detention Center 18 months; 2019-09-15 Conscientious objection
Oh, H. K. 22 Daegu Detention Center 18 months; 2019-09-20 Conscientious objection
Baek, S. H. 20 Suwon Detention Center 18 months; 2019-10-04 Conscientious objection
Jin, B. S. 20 Yeoju Prison 18 months; 2019-10-05 Conscientious objection
Lee, H. T. 22 Suwon Detention Center 18 months; 2019-10-05 Conscientious objection
Jeong, T. H. 22 Changwon Prison 18 months; 2019-10-06 Conscientious objection
Hong, H. P. 22 Seoul South Prison 18 months; 2019-10-06 Conscientious objection
Baek, T. W. 22 Suwon Detention Center 18 months; 2019-10-08 Conscientious objection
Jeong, D. H. 20 Suwon Detention Center 18 months; 2019-10-13 Conscientious objection
Bang, K. W. 20 Andong Prison 18 months; 2019-10-20 Conscientious objection
Oh, S. J. 21 Uijeongbu Prison 18 months; 2019-10-20 Conscientious objection
Kang, J. S. 21 Seoul South Prison 18 months; 2019-10-20 Conscientious objection
Oh, J. H. 24 Suwon Detention Center 18 months; 2019-10-24 Conscientious objection
Kim, J. R. 24 Daejeon Prison 18 months; 2019-10-25 Conscientious objection
Lee, J. B. 21 Daegu Detention Center 18 months; 2019-10-26 Conscientious objection

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NAME AGE LOCATION TERM; RELEASE REASON
Hyun, M. H. 21 Uijeongbu Prison 18 months; 2019-10-30 Conscientious objection

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