"No substantial changes" to N. Korean human rights situation: Special Rapporteur | NK News
July 21, 2024

“No substantial changes” to N. Korean human rights situation: Special Rapporteur

Tomás Ojea Quintana says ROK, U.S. must raise issue with DPRK in future talks

North Korea continues to restrict basic freedoms and ignore food insecurity among its people despite improving relations with the international community, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the DPRK Tomás Ojea Quintana said in a statement on Tuesday.

Speaking to the press before addressing the UN General Assembly in New York on the findings of his latest report, Quintana praised the shift from tensions to engagement with North Korea and expressed hope for achieving peace on the Korean peninsula.

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