U.S. NGOs being blocked from humanitarian work in N. Korea, sources say | NK News
July 25, 2024
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U.S. NGOs being blocked from humanitarian work in N. Korea, sources say

At least five NGOs have had travel ban exemptions rejected since September

Several U.S. NGOs regularly working in North Korea have since September had applications to visit the country for humanitarian reasons repeatedly rejected by the Department of State, NGOs and those familiar with their situation have told NK News.

At least five NGOs, possibly as many as seven, have in the past month had their exemption requests rejected, an informed NGO source said on condition of anonymity.

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