June 17, 2021

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Overseas workers highlighted in N. Korean human rights report

Issues of divided families also raised, along with new statistics on executions

UN's Special Rapporteur on North Korean human rights Maruzuki Darusman submitted a report to UN General Assembly charting ongoing abuses, dedicating additional attention to executions and overseas labor.

The report included a few positive developments, but also ongoing human rights violations in North Korea such as public executions, arbitrary detentions and poor treatment of the overseas workers.