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South Koreans prosecuted for “praising North Korea”

alt informationLast year saw 103 people -- the highest number in a decade -- charged under the controversial National Security Law, labelled “seriously problematic for the exercise of freedom of expression”. Steven Borowiec reports

South Koreans clash over history books

alt informationHow children are taught about the birth of the nation is a contentious issue for many Koreans, writes Steven Borowiec

South Korea: Film raises questions about Cheonan sinking

alt informationA recently released documentary film in South Korea set out to spark a discussion on free speech in the country, and amid opposition and cancelled viewings, it has done just that. Steven Borowiec reports