United Nations adopts resolution on North Korea’s human rights abuses

united nations adopts resolution on north korea’s human rights abuses

united nations adopts resolution on north korea’s human rights abuses

North Korea North Korea – The United Nations on Thursday adopted a resolution on North Korean human rights abuses. The resolution was adopted by consensus at the UN General Assembly. It marks the 17th consecutive year the UNSC ( United Nations Security Council) has adopted a resolution on North Korean human rights.

The resolution condemned systematic and gross human rights violations in and by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. The UN resolution also expressed concern over the continuing reports of violations of human rights in North Korea that includes torture and degrading treatment of human beings.

The resolution calls on the North Korean government to shut down its political prison camps too. The UN also said to ensure that people get vaccinated quickly. The UN asked for “timely delivery and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to North Korean citizens.”

North Korea has repeatedly rejected accusations of human rights abuses and blames sanctions by the United Nations.

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