1 Mar 2019

South Korean Human Rights body claims to not 'deny' same-sex marriage’

However, it rejected a petition by a gay couple who wed overseas for their marriage to become recognised in Korea …

The National Human Rights Commission of Korea on Wednesday (27 February) claimed it did not ‘deny’ the rights of a same-sex couple to marry. But, it also rejected a petition filed by a British and South Korean gay couple who got married overseas and asked for their marriage to be recognized in Korea The Commission said they would need to review policies and social consensus before permitting same-sex marriage, according to the Korea Herald.

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