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S. Korea to adopt comprehensive anti-discrimination law
SEOUL, Feb. 5 (Yonhap) -- South Korea said Tuesday it is actively considering the adoption of a comprehensive anti-discrimination law based on recommendations made by the U.N. Human Rights Council (HRC), a move that is expected to improve freedom and welfare of its citizens.

The National Human Rights Policy Council, headed by Justice Minister Kwon Jae-jin, convened a meeting and decided to accept 42 of the 70 recommendations made by the world body's Universal Periodic Review (UPR), Council officials said.