October 18, 2022
Agency: BTS Members Will Serve in South Korea’s Military
By Kim Tong-Hyung
The mega-group’s management company said all members planned to complete military service as required by South Korean law – and they have already given their last concert before enlisting.
July 09, 2020
South Korea’s Conscientious Objectors Are Getting an Alternative to Military Service
By Jenna Gibson
For the first time, there is a official path for those who have religious or moral objections to South Korea’s mandatory military service for men.
January 12, 2019
Controversy Swells Over South Korea's Conscientious Objectors
By Tae-jun Kang
Government and judicial moves to allow religious exceptions to mandatory military service spark backlash in South Korea.
August 28, 2015
South Korea's Militarization, as Seen on Facebook
By Steven Denney
Younger South Koreans tend to be "national security conservatives," and their social media posts reflect this.
October 29, 2014
South Korean Prosecutors Call for Death Penalty for Sewol Captain
Prosecutors are seeking the death sentence in two high-profile cases in South Korea.