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Human Rights in N. Korea Must Not Be Held Hostage to Security Concerns

As political tensions on the Korean peninsula appear to be easing, the Special Rapporteur on human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea warns human rights must not be held hostage to security concerns. The rapporteur, who presented his report to the U.N. Human Rights Council, says conditions in North Korea are dire and must remain a priority. Special Rapporteur Tomas Ojea Quintana acknowledges what appears to be a potential for rapid progress on the political and security...

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