North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (C) gives field guidance to the construction site of the May 27 Fishery Station in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang March 14, 2015. REUTERS/KCNA
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
A United Nations rights expert squared off with North Korea Monday by urging the global community to resolve the fate of 200,000 people allegedly abducted by Pyongyang, and refer perpetrators to the International Criminal Court.Addressing the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva Monday, Darusman presented his latest report on the human rights situation in the country, including a strategy aimed at keeping the issue of abductions in the international spotlight.A UN-mandated investigation issued a searing report in February 2014, describing a litany of rights abuses in North Korea, including the abductions of an estimated 200,000 foreign nationals from at least 12 countries.The representatives of the European Union and Japan, which are set to table a resolution on the human rights situation in the country, were among many to hail Darusman's report.
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE