This is from Red Youth WordPress blog. I hope they don’t mind me borrowing it, as it sums up what I think are the intentions of the ruling elites in publishing the UN report about DPRK the other day. I don’t think I agree with everything Red Youth might stand for, but that is OK on my side, and I hope on theirs as well.
The Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), part of the UN Human Rights Council, released a damning 372-page report on 17 February 2014 alleging “wide-ranging and ongoing crimes against humanity” in the country.
The report claimed to have supporting documents revealing widespread torture, enslavement, murder and enforced starvation in a system of political prison camps, known as kwanliso.
It also urged the international community to “accept its responsibility to protect the people of the DPRK … because the government has manifestly failed to do so”. In fact, the chairperson, Michael Kirby, an Australian judge, has written to Kim Jong Un stating that he may be held personally responsible and faces referral to the International Criminal Court.
It also recommended introducing further sanctions against the DPRK and increased pressure on China…
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