Citizen groups file complaint to Human Rights Commission over national Marine Corps training

Civic groups filed a complaint with the National Human Rights Commission on the 21st, claiming that the Marine Corps training of national team athletes is a punitive self-denial training that violates the right to physical freedom.Four organizations, including the Lawyers for a Democratic Society (Minbyun) Culture, Arts and Sports Committee and the Cultural Solidarity, held a press conference in front of the Human Rights Commission in Jung-gu, Seoul on this day and announced this.

In the petition, the organizations said, “The Korean Sports Council and its president Lee Ki-heung forced athletes to participate in punitive self-denial training rather than regular training due to poor performance in international competitions,” and “the ‘obligation to protect athletes’ human rights’ stipulated in the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Charter.” “They neglected it and instead decided and implemented anti-human rights training,” he claimed.They said, “Uniform training that is not based on scientific data or considering the characteristics of each sport may actually lead to a decline in athletic performance,” and urged the Korea Sports Council to issue a public apology and improve the outdated sports culture.The national team players underwent self-defense training at the Marine Corps training facility in Pohang, Gyeongsangbuk-do for 3 days and 2 nights starting on the 18th.At that time, Chairman Lee, Jang Jae-geun, head of the Jincheon National Team Athletes Village, sports association executives, and 400 representative athletes 카지노사이트킹 from each sport were enlisted in the Marine Corps.

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