September 21, 2020

70-day campaign for N.Korean congress ‘forced labor’: HRW

Forced labor a 'central element' of Pyongyang regime's track record of human rights abuses: report

The nationwide work campaign to prepare for the Seventh Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea, which begins today, amounts to "forced labor" according to a report from Human Rights Watch (HRW) on May 5.

The international NGO sent a letter to Kim Jong Un, urging the North Korean leader to address human rights abuses in North Korea and cooperate with the UN’s Human Rights Council.