An Ancient Precedent: Reflections on the Tale of Korea’s Abolitionist King

By Damien P. Horigan / Korean Journal of International and Comparative Law, on 8 September 2020

This article will first briefly describe the current situation in the two Koreas and the local anti-death penalty movement before turning to an examination of an ancient Korean precedent for abolition based on an understanding of Buddhist teachings.

  • Document type Article
  • Countries list Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  • Themes list Networks,