UN Human Rights Council adopts resolution condemning N. Korea’s human rights violations

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A resolution denouncing Pyeongyang’s human rights infractions has actually been embraced at the UN’s civils rights body for the 19th straight year.
Seoul did not co-sponsor the decision amidst efforts to revitalize inter-Korean relationships.
Kim Dami has the information.

For the 19th successive year, the UN Human Rights Council has embraced by agreement a resolution condemning human legal rights misuses in North Korea.
Submitted by the EU as well as co-sponsored by 43 countries, this year’s resolution stressed the importance of worldwide help to the regimen amid the pandemic.
And also for the initial time, civils rights violations against non-repatriated prisoners of the Korean War as well as their descendants were also included.
For the third straight year, South Korea did not sign up with as a co-sponsor.
Noting that the choice was based upon a thorough evaluation of different scenarios, Seoul’s foreign ministry stated it did participate in adopting the resolution by agreement.

” Universal worths like human rights are necessary to South Korea however there’s likewise the inter-Korean ties. So it’s an issue for Seoul not to join actions that prompt the North when the tranquility procedure on the Korean Peninsula need to accelerate.”

And after leaving the council in 2018 during the Trump administration, Washington has actually returned as a co-sponsor this year, as the Biden management has actually been vocal about civils rights concerns in the program.

” It’s no shock due to the fact that the Biden administration worths global uniformity based upon mutual passions including freedom and civils rights. Washington will certainly remain to join moves that pursue global worths consisting of civils rights and also freedom of religious beliefs.”

Calling the decision a (quote) “political justification,” Pyeongyang denounced the passage of the resolution as well as stated it’s an infringement on the North’s sovereignty and encroaches upon its inner affairs.
China as well as Russia also claimed they don’t follow the choice.
Kim Dami, Arirang News.

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2021-03-24, 22:00 (KST).