September 24, 2023

Religious freedom in N. Korea remains “of concern” to U.S.: State Department

DPRK has been designated a "Country of Particular Concern" since 2001

North Korea will be designated as a "Country of Particular Concern" (CPC) under the International Religious Freedom Act for the 17th consecutive year, according to the U.S. Department of State on Tuesday.

In the State Department's annual report on religious freedom, North Korea is accused of having "engaged in or tolerated particularly severe violations of religious freedom."