September 17, 2021

Why human rights must be on the agenda at the next Kim-Trump summit

The U.S. "should not allow this opportunity to be wasted," writes UN human rights official

Next week, the leaders of the DPRK and the U.S. will hold a second historic summit in Hanoi, Vietnam, raising renewed hope for concrete and meaningful steps towards creating a more peaceful Korean peninsula.

Denuclearization is likely at the forefront of discussions -- and for good reason. But at this critical juncture, it is also necessary that the leaders broaden the talks to include human rights improvement in North Korea.