September 24, 2022

US committee recommends sanctioning China over forced return of DPRK refugees

Those forcibly repatriated to North Korea face ‘torture’ and ‘execution,’ says congressional commission on China

A U.S. Congressional committee recommends sanctioning the Chinese government and Chinese nationals for carrying out possible “crimes against humanity” by forcibly repatriating North Korean refugees.

The U.S. Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) made the proposal in its annual report released on Thursday.