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North Korea’s Paralympic Loss is a Sign of Progress

The first North Korean winter Paralympic team returned home Thursday after participating in the Pyeongchang Games in South Korea. The inclusion of disabled athletes from the North is a sign of progress for a country accused of widespread human rights violations that include claims of discrimination and abuse of physically handicapped people. “I hope that such measures will help to improve the human rights of disabled people and that the improvement of disability rights will ultimately...

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