Protesters scuffle with police outside of the headquarters of the national police agency.

Seoul, South Korea - Korea's National Human Rights Commission has ruled that the recent deaths of anti-WTO protesters Hong Deok-pyo and Jeon Yong-cheol, were caused by an excessive use of force by police. Jeon Yong-cheol's death was also investigated by the Asian Human Rights Commission. The men were brutalized by riot police attached to the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency during a massive November 15th protest in Seoul. The protest was organized by farmers in opposition to the the WTO's regulations that would affect South Korea's rice market.