• N. Korea named by U.S. as one of worst human trafficking nations for 17th consecutive year
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    N. Korea named by U.S. as one of worst human trafficking nations for 17th consecutive year

    As the leaders of North Korea and China hold summit talks in Pyeongyang, a new U.S. report places North Korea and China among the world’s worst offenders of human rights. The State Department’s Trafficking in Persons report was released Thursday. North Korea has made the list for the 17th year on the list of 21 Tier-3 countries. Lee Seung-jae has the details. In the annual Trafficking in Persons Report released by the U.S. State Department on Thursday,… the U.S. designated North Korea as one of the worst human trafficking nations for the 17th consecutive year. The report details abuses by the Pyeongyang government, including its forced mobilization of adults and…

  • S. Korean military to ban leave, travel and visits starting Saturday to contain COVID-19
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    S. Korean military to ban leave, travel and visits starting Saturday to contain COVID-19

    the South Korean military and US forces in the country are on high alert following a series of confirmed coronavirus cases among South Korean troops they’re taking measures to contain the spread of virus within the military our Kim Jiyeon reports following a meeting held late Thursday by Seoul’s defense minister Chung Gong dude the Defense Ministry says starting this Saturday I’ll temporarily ban soldiers leave and travel as well as visitors there are a few exceptions for family related events and soldiers who are awaiting discharge and do not have to return to their bases the ministry said one person in the navy based in jeju island has been…

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    Chinese document reveals most private details of individuals in Xinjiang: BBC

    a shocking document has been released showing how China is surveilling every habit of minorities and its Farwest shouldn’t Jung province for more on this and other news from around the world we turn to our union Minh at the news that our young men tell us more sure Simon human rights issues in Xinjiang province have always been a sensitive issue for the Chinese government this time the BBC has unveiled a document which shows how Beijing is trying to determine the way the Muslim weekers live through interment camps citing dr. Adrienne sense who has been tracking the weaker issue the BBC has released a so-called Cara Cox…

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    U.S. House resolution urges North Korea to close labor camps

    Staying in Washington,… two American lawmakers have introduced a resolution calling for the dismantlement of North Korea’s labor camp system. Lee Seung-jae reports. In an attempt to raise global awareness of human rights abuses in North Korea,… two U.S. lawmakers introduced a resolution this week,… calling for the elimination of North Korea’s labor camp system. The document which was introduced by Mike Conaway, a Republican lawmaker from Texas,… and Gerry Connolly… a Democrat lawmaker from Virginia,… details the human rights abuses committed inside the regime’s labor camps. The resolution particularly reports deaths resulting from rape and forced abortion,… citing a 2017 report on an inquiry into the crimes. In addition,…

  • Footage of Korean women sexually enslaved by Japanese soldiers in WWII revealed for the first time
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    Footage of Korean women sexually enslaved by Japanese soldiers in WWII revealed for the first time

    Japan’s sexual enslavement of Korean women during World War Two. More than just another unresolved issue that strains bilateral relations, there are survivors of the atrocity and their families who more than deserve apology and compensation. However Tokyo has been devoted to denying and burrying its wartime sins. At long last crucial evidence that should aid efforts to corner Japan into acknowledge historic facts and face reality has been found. Lee Ji-won tells us more. Women,… with faces full of fear,… are lined up against a wall. A man, presumed to be a Chinese officer, talks to them. This short 18 second video is of seven Korean women sexually enslaved…

  • UN committee passes N. Korean human rights resolution   ′ICC회부, 책임자 처벌′ 북한 인권결의안
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    UN committee passes N. Korean human rights resolution ′ICC회부, 책임자 처벌′ 북한 인권결의안

    The United Nations has passed a resolution on North Korea′s grave human rights situation. It′s been an annual thing for about a decade now - adopting resolutions on the reclusive state′s human rights violations… BUT as our Connie Kim reports, this year′s contains much stronger wording than the ones gone by. The UN General Assembly′s Third Committee has overwhelmingly passed a resolution on North Korea′s human rights situation. The resolution, drafted by the European Union and Japan, was adopted Thursday with one-hundred-12 votes in favor, 19 against and 50 abstentions. That′s the largest support since 2005,… when the resolution was first submitted. Like last year′s, the resolution lists the regime′s…

  • N. Korea denies existence of political prison camps in country during UN rights council review
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    N. Korea denies existence of political prison camps in country during UN rights council review

    North Korea has denied the existence of political prison camps and forced labor in the country North Korean diplomats claim there’s no such thing as a political prisoner or a political prison camp in the criminal law and the Criminal Procedure law of the north they were defending Kim jong-un against over 200 accusations during the Universal Periodic Review a questioning session that takes place every five years at the UN Human Rights Council other members of the UN wrote in a report released on Tuesday that they will quote note the warnings on the regime’s claims instead of using the word accept which diplomatically translates to a rejection of…

  • President Moon emphasizes strong defense to achieve peace on Korean Peninsula
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    President Moon emphasizes strong defense to achieve peace on Korean Peninsula

    president mangina highlighted the importance of real tangible changes in national defense while discussing plans for reforming the armed forces with relevant ministries the South Korean leader emphasized that a strong military is a foundation of peace packaging shares with us his remarks president moon Dean has reiterated the importance of maintaining a strong national defense to achieve peace on the Korean Peninsula he was being briefed Tuesday by South Korea’s Defense Ministry on its policy goals for the new year at Acadia complex the heart of the nation’s combined military forces honky-tonk door Wilma jang-ho nugudo Dan Balsamo can turn an entire category upon two-year to Bermuda bingo game…