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Reporter : Jung Min-ho
Mon, September 25, 2023 | 02:04
Exhibition for soldiers highlights North Korea's human rights abuses
A special exhibition highlighting the human rights violations in North Korea is being held for service members, the Ministry of Unification said, Friday.
Opposition party in turmoil as leader could be arrested on Tuesday
Few expected the main opposition Democratic Party of Korea (DPK), which holds a majority of seats at the National Assembly, to strip its chairman, Lee Jae-myung, of immunity from arrest. But on Thursday, the Assembly passed a motion to allow the potential arrest of Lee, who is embroiled in corruption scandals, after at least 29 DPK lawmakers voted against him.
Rights experts from 17 countries demand release of North Korean escapees in China
Dozens of human rights organizations and experts from 17 countries have demanded Beijing release North Korean detainees and grant them refugee status in a joint letter to Xi Jinping, China’s top leader, ahead of the Asian Games in ...
North Korean escapees tell how nuclear tests ruined their health, hometown
Lee Young-ran, a North Korean escapee, had been completely unaware of the nuclear test facility near her hometown in Kilju, North Hamgyong Province, until the regime conducted its third nuclear weapons test there in 2013.
North Korea's communism gives rise to ruthless capitalism: defectors
North Korea's political system that claims to guarantee “equal rights” for everyone has given rise to one of the most oppressive dictatorships in the modern world.
[EXCLUSIVE] 'Free North Korean detainees': Activists target Hangzhou Asian Games
Human rights advocates are joining international efforts to step up pressure on Beijing ahead of the Asian Games in Hangzhou to cease its practice of forcibly repatriating North Korean escapees.
Ex-president to attend event marking 5th anniversary of inter-Korean summit
Former President Moon Jae-in will give a speech at an event marking the fifth anniversary of the inter-Korean summit, which was held in Pyongyang, the organizing committee said, Sunday.
Skepticism rises as DPK doubles down on anti-Fukushima campaign
Before Japan started releasing treated radioactive water from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant last month, Korea's opposition party warned of grave consequences for public health and the seafood industry.
UN rapporteur asks China not to forcibly deport North Korean escapees
Elizabeth Salmon, the U.N. special rapporteur for human rights in North Korea, asked Beijing not to forcibly deport North Korean escapees, Tuesday, saying all member countries should comply with the principle of non-refoulement.
Kim-Putin summit could take place as early as Tuesday
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is expected to arrive in Russia for a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin as early as Tuesday and possibly sign an arms deal. After a train presumably carrying Kim left Pyongyang en route to Vladivostok, Monday, the North's official Korean Central News Agency reported that he will soon “meet and have a talk with” Putin, but did not ela...
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