FILE - A North Korean flag flutters in North Korea's village Gijungdong as seen from an South Korea's observation post inside the demilitarized zone in Paju, South Korea during a media tour, March 3, 2023. Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield as an attempt to hide North Korea’s “atrocities from the world.”Webcasting requires agreement by all 15 council members. ADVERTISEMENTSince the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, North Korea has been isolated. Elizabeth Salmon, the U.N. special investigator on human rights in North Korea, also stressed “the interdependence of international peace and security and human rights,” saying peace and denuclearization can’t be addressed without considering the current human rights violations. “In the DPRK, the pursuit of weapons of mass destruction always, always trumps human rights and humanitarian needs of its people,” Thomas-Greenfield said.
Source: The North Africa Journal March 18, 2023 16:32 UTC