What Seoul seeks to achieve by publishing report on North Korean human rights | NK News
June 17, 2024
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What Seoul seeks to achieve by publishing report on North Korean human rights

Speakers at unification ministry event call for pressuring DPRK and China, but raising awareness likely won’t be enough

South Korea released an annual report on North Korean human rights to the public for the first time earlier this year, publishing its findings in not only Korean but also English.

And in an event this week to announce the release of the report’s print edition, the unification ministry made clear what it’s trying to achieve — and just how much its current policy departs from that of the previous Moon administration.

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