North Korea’s human rights record still poor despite Diplomacy – UN Investigator.

United Nations investigator finds the easing of tensions on the Korean Peninsula has done nothing to improve human rights in North Korea, says the situation remains widespread and a violation of international human rights law.
U.N. special investigator Tomas Ojea Quintana welcomes the interaction between the United States and North Korea over the country’s nuclear program.
He says meetings between leaders of the two countries can build trust and move toward the goal of creating a permanent peace.
Ojea Quintana said he is concerned about serious human rights violations in North Korea’s detention and prison system, adding that people sent to political prison camps have no legal rights.
North Korea, which has refused to cooperate with Ojea Quintana or grant him access to the country, boycotted his presentation.

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