China rejects calls to protect North Korean refugees in UN human rights review | NK News
July 20, 2024
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China rejects calls to protect North Korean refugees in UN human rights review

ROK and Czech Republic recommended China refrain from forcibly repatriating defectors following reports of deportations

China has rejected recommendations that it protect North Korean refugees and refrain from forcibly repatriating them, following a comprehensive U.N. review of Beijing’s human rights record.

The recommendations by South Korea and the Czech Republic were part of China’s ​​Universal Periodic Review (UPR), which concluded last Thursday.

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