South Korea court rules in favour of blind masseursLaw that only allows the blind to become masseurs not unconstitutional11/06/2008|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 12/11/2008 A law that only allows visually impaired people to become licensed masseurs does not violate South Korea's constitutions, according to a court ruling.Since 1912, massage work has been restricted to the blind in South Korea. In May 2006, the Constitutional Court ruled that an ordinance issued by a government ministry limiting licenses to the blind infringed on sighted masseurs' freedom to work. However, visually impaired people say massage is their only way to make a living. Two masseurs even committed suicide in apparent protest of the decision. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.