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N. Korea Defectors Urge Switzerland to Freeze Leader Funds

A group of 20 North Korean defectors urged Switzerland to immediately freeze all assets of the North Korean leadership, who it said are directly responsible for human rights crimes against their own people. In an open letter to Swiss President Didier Burkhalter, the group argued a freeze of assets could help to reduce the gross, systematic and widespread violations that have been going on in their country for decades. The defectors said legal precedents for freezing North Korean...

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