<Warning>


Prohibition



of urinating inside/outside the elevator If you find a homeless person urinating inside/outside the elevator, please report it to the station office.

If caught, CCTV will be checked and accusations will be taken.

- Seoul(1) Station -


This is the content of the warning posted by Seoul Transportation Corporation on the 12th on the Seoul Subway Seoul Station Exit 2 and inside and outside the elevator.



'Homeless Action', which supports the human rights of the homeless, filed a complaint with the National Human Rights Commission of Korea, claiming that the Seoul Transportation Corporation violated the human rights of the homeless by posting notices that promote discrimination and hatred against the homeless in the warning notice. .



Homeless Behavior held a press conference with the homeless in front of Seoul Station yesterday (18th) and said, "Recently, the Seoul Transportation Corporation posted several posts at Seoul Station saying, 'If you find a homeless person urinating in the elevator, please report it to the station office', it is a social status. It is a punitive measure that reinforces prejudice and hatred against the social group called 'homeless' and causes psychological pain such as insult and stigma to the homeless."



The group submitted a complaint to the National Human Rights Commission of Korea asking for recommendations on measures to prevent recurrence, stating that it is an act of violating the personal and equality rights of the homeless with a warning. After raising the issue of homeless behavior, all of the 'Notice on Prohibition of Urination and Urination of the Homeless' have now been removed.




Hwang Jeong-hyeon, a standing activist for the Homeless Behavior, said, "We are skipping the reality of homeless people who cannot solve their menstrual symptoms because they do not have a home and are instigating discrimination and hatred. will," he claimed.



The group also requested the Human Rights Commission to recommend that the Seoul Transportation Corporation take measures such as opening public restrooms in Seoul Station at night to prevent human rights violations from reoccurring.



On the other hand, according to the construction company, civil complaints about the smell of urine and feces were received at a rate of 5 to 10 a day from citizens passing through the aisle. . Currently, the warning has been lifted."

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