In Jae-keun

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In Jae-keun is a South Korean democracy activist. In 1985, her husband Kim Geun-tae was arrested and tortured by the government of Chun Doo-hwan for his pro-democracy activism.[1] In 1987, In was awarded the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award along with her husband for her role in publicly exposing his detention and torture.[2]


  1. ^ "Mr. Geun Tae Kim: Minister Ministry of Health and Welfare". Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Retrieved 4 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "1987: Kim Keun Tae & In Jae Keun, South Korea". Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights. Retrieved 4 July 2012.