April 21, 2024
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Trump approves at least $4 million for promoting human rights in North Korea

New funding was included in massive appropriations legislation that the president signed into law last Friday

Organizations working to promote human rights in North Korea are set to receive at least $4 million from the State Department over the coming year, according to a new spending bill signed by President Donald Trump late last week.

The DPRK-focused earmark makes up just one small part of the massive appropriations package passed by Congress to fund the federal government for the next nine months — and it is not the first time this type of line item has appeared in the federal budget.

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