- UN CERD Committee strikes down mandatory HIV testing of foreign teachers in South Koreapdf - 0.3 MB
In its decision, the CERD Committee found that the mandatory testing, which was not required of Korean or ethnic Korean teachers, was not justified by public health concerns. The Committee found a violation of articles 2, 5 and 6 of the International Covenant on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. The decision also cited the prohibitions contained in the HIV and AIDS Recommendation, 2010 (No. 200) against mandatory HIV testing for employment.