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Strong Measures Needed to Advance Accountability in North Korea

Human Rights Watch thanks Special Rapporteur Tomas Ojea Quintana for his work on the human rights situation in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. We welcome his continued support to advance accountability for gross and systematic human rights abuses in the country. While North Korea’s limited gestures of engagement on human rights are to be encouraged - including the country visit of the Special Rapporteur on persons with disabilities, the Committee on the rights of the child and the Committee for the elimination of discrimination against women – there is a difference between engagement…

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