Other Stories

Seoul Urges Beijing to Comply with Refugee Treaties on North Korean Defectors Updated: 2012-02-20 12:00:00 KST

Seoul Urges Beijing to Comply with Refugee Treaties on North Korean Defectors
South Korea's Foreign Ministry has urged Beijing not to repatriate North Korean defectors against their will as to comply with international human rights laws and the U.N. Refugee Convention.
Seoul will also bring up this agenda when Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi visits to Korea next month for diplomatic talks with Korean counterpart Kim Sung-hwan.
Although none of the North Korean defectors detained in China has been repatriated yet defectors are most likely to be prisoned, tortured or executed once they return.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has recently announced to 'wipeout' three generations linked to defectors.
KOGL : Korea Open Government License
본 저작물 중 본문에 해당하는 뉴스 스크립트(텍스트)는 공공누리 제1유형-출처표시 조건에 따라 이용할 수 있습니다.
weather