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Japan Steps Up Pressure on North Korea Over Abductions

Japan has called on North Korea to provide information on the fate of Japanese citizens abducted by North Korea decades ago. In an apparent attempt to push the North to move forward on an investigation into the abductions, Japan hosted a symposium in New York Tuesday that featured speeches by key officials from Japan, the U.S., and the U.N., who deal with North Korean human rights issues.      Last May, Pyongyang agreed to reopen an investigation into the fate of...

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