December 05, 2020

South Korea once again avoids co-sponsoring a UN resolution on DPRK human rights

The 2005 U.N. resolution was renewed for the 16th year in a row on Wednesday

The United Nations renewed a 2005 North Korean human rights-related resolution once again on Wednesday, while South Korea declined to cosponsor it for the second year in a row.

In line with the past 16 years, the latest resolution basically calls for better human rights in the DPRK and details the horrors that many North Koreans have faced, including murder, political and religious persecution, torture, imprisonment and forced labor.