Presumption of innocence

Republic of Korea

Constitution of the Republic of Korea

CHAPTER Ⅱ Rights and Duties of the Citizen

Article 27 [Right to Trial ]

(4) The accused are presumed innocent until a judgment of guilt has been pronounced.

Rome Statute

Article 66 Presumption of innocence

1. Everyone shall be presumed innocent until proved guilty before the Court in accordance with the applicable law.

2. The onus is on the Prosecutor to prove the guilt of the accused.

3. In order to convict the accused, the Court must be convinced of the guilt of the accused beyond reasonable doubt.