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Diplomat: North Korea Will Not Honor Human Rights Agreements

A North Korean diplomat said Pyongyang will no longer honor its international human rights agreements. The New York-based diplomat, who asked to remain anonymous, told the VOA Korean Service on Friday that agreements on human rights issues in North Korea have become “invalid” in reference to a series of actions Pyongyang promised to take last year. In May 2014, the communist government agreed to examine some recommendations by the U.N. Human Rights Council. The recommendations it...

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