February 25, 2024

UN human rights rep meets N. Korean officials, talks potential visit

North Korean diplomats again request removal of ICC referral from UN resolution

UN human rights special rapporteur on North Korea Marzuki Darusman met again with North Korean diplomats on Wednesday to discuss a possible upcoming visit to the country to examine alleged human rights abuses.

Darusman met with four North Korean diplomats on Monday and was reportedly invited to visit the country. The diplomats had requested the removal of any mention of North Korean leaders being tried by the International Criminal Court from the resolution, Darusman said.