Mun Jeong Hyeon

Priesthood, Person

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Who is Mun Jeong Hyeon?

Father Mun Jeong Hyeon is a South Korean Catholic priest. In the 1970s, he founded the Catholic Priests' Organization for Justice in opposition to the South Korean dictatorships that had killed pro-democracy activists. Since the 1980s, he has been a leading voice against the U.S. military presence in South Korea. In 2012, he was awarded the Gwangju Prize for Human Rights.

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  • South Korea
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on July 23, 2013

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