DNA database law may infringe rights

by jeeg 29. July 2011 19:16
A law permitting the collection and storage of DNA samples from those convicted of or arrested for violent crimes may infringe on their human rights, the nation’s top human rights watchdog said Tuesday. “The commission ruled that the law on the use and preservation of personal gene... [More]

DNA collection to intimidate unions - in South Korea

by jeeg 8. April 2011 20:16
  It has emerged that prosecutors have been collecting DNA samples from workers convicted of engaging in strikes and other activities. The practice, which currently targets workers who took part in a Ssangyong Motor strike and occupation of Daelim Motor, has reportedly been taking place ... [More]
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