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UN's North Korea human rights expert makes official visit to region


GENEVA (6 December 2017) – The UN's specialist on human rights in North Korea will visit South Korea and Japan from 11-16 December 2017, in the context of heightened tensions in North-East Asia.

“I will use this mission to gather information on the latest developments in the human rights situation in North Korea and identify issues of concern that should be brought to the attention of the Human Rights Council,” said Tomás Ojea Quintana, the Special Rapporteur on human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).  Rea​d more in English / Korean​

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End of Mission Statement by the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in DPRK, Mr. Tomás Ojea Quintana, on his visit to the Republic of Korea14/12/2017Seoul, Republic of Korea
End of Mission Statement by the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in DPRK, Mr. Tomás Ojea Quintana, on his visit to the Republic of Korea21/07/2017Seoul, Republic of Korea
End of Mission Statement by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities, Ms. Catalina Devandas-Aguilar, on her visit to the DPRK08/05/2017Pyongyang, DPRK
UN human rights expert urges halt to rising hostility on Korean Peninsula25/04/2017Geneva, Switzerland
Remarks by Mr.Tomas Ojea Quintana at the end of his visit to Japan25/11/2016Tokyo, Japan
Remarks by Mr Tomas Ojea Quintana at the end of his visit to the ROK 22/11/2016Seoul, Republic of Korea
Statement by Special Rapporteur on the DPRK at the General Assembly27/10/2016Geneva, Switzerland
End of mission statement to Japan of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in DPRK22/01/2016Tokyo, Japan
Briefing to the Security Council on the situation of in situation in DPRK by Mr. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights 10/12/2015New York, USA
High Comissioner Oral Update on the UN Human Rights Office (Seoul) (HRC resolution 28/22)21/09/2015Geneva, Switzerland
Statement by the United Nations human rights expert, Marzuki Darusman, at the end of his visit to the Republic of Korea, 6-10 September 2015​ 09/09/2015Seoul, Republic of Korea
Opening remarks by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein at a press conference during his mission to the Republic of Korea25/06/2015Seoul, Republic of Korea
"Korea in the Human Rights World" - UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein at the Younsei University24/06/2015Seoul, Republic of Korea
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein opens office in South Korea23/06/2015Seoul, Republic of Korea
"Victims’ Voices: A Conversation on North Korean Human Rights"opening remarks by Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Šimonović30/04/2015New York, USA
Statement by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea at the end of his visit to Japan from 19 to 23 January 201523/01/2015Tokyo, Japan
Statement by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea at the end of his visit to the Republic of Korea from 10 to 14 November 201414/11/2014Seoul, Republic of Korea

 

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