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Monitoring System to Hold North Korea Accountable for Rights Abuse

Progress is being made in setting up a system to monitor and document human rights violations in North Korea, particularly those that may amount to crimes against humanity, according to the U.N. The so-called Accountability Project for the DPRK, mandated last year by the U.N., calls for establishing a central data bank where information and evidence of human rights abuse in North Korea can be stored. A high-level expert to lead the project has been appointed and hiring is under way for...

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