June 04, 2023

N.Korean workers in Poland, Mongolia face ‘rights violations’: panel

Workers labor under extreme hours, poor conditions, having 90 percent of salary confiscated

North Korean laborers in Poland and Mongolia have 90 percent of their income expropriated by the regime while they face poor, isolated working conditions.

Lee Seung-ju, a researcher at the Database Center for North Korean Human Rights, told a press conference at the Seoul Press Center on Wednesday that North Korea's overseas laborers in Mongolia and Poland are working under conditions that constitute "human rights violations."