The United Nations’ special envoy for human rights in North Korea on Thursday characterized the South Korean government’s inspections of defector-led civic groups as a politically motivated attempt to appease Pyongyang.
A United Nations special rapporteur said Wednesday that he will ask the South Korean government to explain its recent punishment of North Korean defector groups that sent anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the inter-Korean border.
The Ministry of Unification held a hearing for two North Korean defector groups on Monday as an initial step toward revoking their government permits after the groups dispatched propaganda leaflets into the North.
South Korea’s chief of police said Monday that a 24-hour monitoring system will aim to prevent activist groups from distributing propaganda leaflets to North Korea, which have recently provoked bellicose statements and a severing of inter-Korean ties
South Korea’s central and local governments continue to take steps to ban the distribution of propaganda leaflets into the North, despite domestic and international criticism that the decision is meant to appease an irate Pyongyang.
As a war of nerves over North Korean defectors dispatching propaganda leaflets across the border is getting heated, South Koreans’ attacks on the defectors are also getting out of control. It all started with a statement Thursday by Kim Yo-jong...
As a war of nerves over North Korean defectors dispatching propaganda leaflets across the border is getting heated, South Koreans’ attacks on the defectors are also getting out of control. It all started with a statement Thursday...
The South Korean government on Wednesday said it will press charges against two North Korean defector groups that recently sent anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border.
The ruling party on Monday urged two North Korean defectors-turned-lawmakers-elect of the conservative opposition parties to stay away from the National Assembly committees that handle top-secret security information.