Special UN team for human rights violations in N. Korea

The UN Human Rights Council is to investigate human rights violations with a special team established by 3 experts.

Special UN team for human rights violations in N. Korea

World Bulletin/News Desk

The United Nations (UN) appointed a special team comprising of an Austrian, a Serbian, and an Indonesian expert for investigating human rights violations in North Korea.

The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) appointed retired Austrian judge Michael Donald Kirby as president for the special team.

Furthermore, Founder and President of the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Serbia Sonja Biserko and Indonesian advocate Marzuki Darusman are also members of the special team.

The special team, which will inform the UNHRC in September 2013 in the first phase, will work for the human rights violations in North Korea for a year.

The UNHRC had previously approved a yearlong investigation of suspicious fires and systematic human rights violations in North Korea. 

Last Mod: 07 Mayıs 2013, 17:04
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