October 17, 2019
North Korea lashes out at Japan’s UNESCO candidates
State media accuses Japan of seeking recognition for sites built with Korean slave labor
North Korea lashed out via state media on Wednesday at possible Japanese candidates for UNESCO World Heritage sites, on the grounds they were built on Korean slave labor.The article, featured by both the Rodong Sinmun and Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), takes aim at several industrial sites on the tentative UNESCO list.“Among them are the Mitsubishi Shipyard and the Hashima Coal Mine