On Monday, the United Nations Human Rights Council released a new 400-page report on living conditions in North Korea, and AEI political economist Nicholas Eberstadt has a post up on the Wall Street Journal discussing the findings in the report. An excerpt:
The report is a careful but shocking document, the result of a year-long investigation, based on public hearings in Seoul, Tokyo, London and Washington, public testimony from more than 80 witnesses and an additional 240 private interviews. Much of the material is based on firsthand testimony of escapees from this hell on Earth.
“The gravity, scale and nature of these violations . . . does not have any parallel in the contemporary world,” the report says.
The full article is HERE.