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UN Envoy Urges Probe of North Korean Workers Abroad

A United Nations human rights investigator on Thursday raised concerns that North Korea has forced more than 50,000 people to work abroad and urged countries where they have been sent, mainly Russia and China, to grant him access to investigate. Marzuki Darusman, U.N. special rapporteur on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), told a U.N. General Assembly committee that the North Koreans worked overseas "under overall conditions that reportedly amount to forced...

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