State media review: North Korea touts new law on disability rights
An in-depth analysis of how DPRK treats people with disabilities, arms sales counter claims, criticism of G7 and more
North Korean state media detailed changes to a new law on the rights of people with disabilities this week, stating the law exempts them from forced labor mobilization and guarantees their right to travel and live where they want.
But it remains unclear whether these legal protections will actually result in meaningful changes, given defector testimony about the country’s poor treatment of people with disabilities.
A DPRK commentator slammed the U.S. as a “merchant of death” for providing arms to Israel and Ukraine, in what appears to be an attempt to deflect attention
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