Home > ICNK Activities > News on ICNK Members

 
Date : March 19, 2018
HRW: Strong Measures Needed to Advance Accountability in North Korea
   https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/03/12/strong-measures-needed-advance-acc… [34]

Strong Measures Needed to Advance Accountability in North Korea

Interactive Dialogue with Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Human Rights Watch thanks Special Rapporteur Tomas Ojea Quintana for his work on the human rights situation in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. We welcome his continued support to advance accountability for gross and systematic human rights abuses in the country. While North Korea’s limited gestures of engagement on human rights are to be encouraged - including the country visit of the Special Rapporteur on persons with disabilities, the Committee on the rights of the child and the Committee for the elimination of discrimination against women – there is a difference between engagement and progress. There have been no meaningful steps towards stemming or ensuring accountability for crimes against humanity documented by this Council’s Commission of Inquiry, including murder, enslavement, torture, imprisonment, rape, forced abortions, sexual violence, persecution, deliberate starvation, and enforced disappearances. ......

[Source: HRW]






Prev  Next