Republic of Korea
Practice Relating to Rule 98. Enforced Disappearance
The Republic of Korea’s ICC Act (2007) provides for the punishment of crimes listed in the 1998 ICC Statute, including the following as a crime against humanity:
Enforced disappearance of a person, by any of the following acts with the authorization, support or acquiescence of a State or a political organization with the intent of removing him or her from the protection of the law for a prolonged period of time.
A. Arresting, detaining, abducting (within this Subparagraph hereinafter referred to as “arrest, etc.”) that person, followed by a refusal to give information on that person’s arrest, etc., identity, fate, and whereabouts or by giving false information thereon;
B. Refusing to give information or giving false information referred to in Subparagraph A in violation of a legal duty.