October 31, 2020

UN investigator deplores China’s ‘denial’ of influence

Member of UN COI applauds new Seoul field office; calls for inventive ways of dealing with N. Korean human rights abuses

The UN’s special investigator on human rights in North Korea has lambasted China for not putting more pressure on Pyongyang, while applauding the coming of a new field office in Seoul.

“How are we going to persuade China that they are in a position to do this?” Marzuki Darusman said, speaking to reporters in Geneva.