South, U.S., Japan urge North to end rights violations on anniversary of U.N. report
South Korea, the United States and Japan urged North Korea to end its human rights violations on the 10th anniversary of the release of a landmark United Nations report on abuses under the regime.
Foreign ministers of Korea and China call for the first time, agree to boost trade
Foreign Minister Cho Tae-yul spoke with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi over a call on Tuesday, marking the first time the duo spoke since Cho’s appointment last month...
South Korea asks China to stop repatriating North Korean defector at UN review
South Korea asked China to stop repatriating North Korean defectors during the UN Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review in Geneva on Tuesday...
Lawyers accuse China of repatriating 100 more North Korean defectors
Nearly 100 more North Korean defectors have been repatriated from China, according to a group of lawyers in Seoul…
Schools look askance as human rights watchdog urges lifting of classroom phone bans
The Nhrck acknowledged that restricting phone use during class is justifiable but argued that banning students from using or possessing them outside of class violates students’ freedom.
South to prosecute North's human rights violators after unification
The perpetrators of human rights violations in the North will face criminal punishments once the two Koreas are unified, said the government in Seoul on Tuesday...
Int'l rights groups speak out against Saudi Arabia's Expo bid
Fifteen international human rights organizations released a joint letter in opposition to Saudi Arabia's bid for World Expo 2030, citing the country's history of human rights violations.
UN committee condemns North's human rights abuses for 19th straight year
A United Nations committee passed a resolution condemning North Korea’s egregious human rights violations for the 19th straight year on Wednesday...
Unification Minister urges China to protect defectors from North
South Korean Unification Minister Kim Yung-ho called on China to facilitate the relocation of North Korean defectors to a country of their choice and protect their human rights at a conference held in Washington on Monday (local time).
Saudi Arabia likely to host 2034 World Cup after Australia passes
Saudi Arabia is all but certain to host the men’s 2034 World Cup after the Australian football federation declined to enter the bidding contest.