North Korea: starved of rights: human rights and the food crisis in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea)

In this report Amnesty International highlights human rights violations in North Korea during the famine and food crisis. The report details violations of the right to food, other human rights violations in the context of the famine and food crisis and the role and responsibility of the North Korean authorities and the international community. It also offers detailed recommendations which would, if implemented, bring about immediate and longer term improvements in the human rights situation in North Korea, and alleviate the suffering of the North Korean people. It includes considerations regarding North Koreans who have fled to neighbouring countries, particularly China.

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