September 24, 2023

Improve human rights education for defectors, unification ministry urged

National Human Rights Commission says knowledge of civil rights "necessary for resettlement" in ROK

A South Korean state-funded watchdog in a statement on Friday urged the Ministry of Unification (MOU) to improve human rights education for North Korean defectors.

The National Human Rights Commission of Korea today announced that the organization has recommended the unification ministry upgrade its curriculum and develop new teaching materials to help escapees from the DPRK enhance their understanding of human rights.