NK Watch’s Report quoted on the Report of the UN Special Rapporteur (10/20/2021)

Dear NK Watch donors and international and domestic partners,

We express our sincere gratitude to everyone who is striving to investigate North Korean human rights violations and hold North Korea accountable for its crimes against humanity at this time.

Tomás Ojea Quintana, the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the DPRK, cited NK Watch’s report on ‘Effects of International Advocacy toward Human Rights of North Korea (2020)’ in his report on North Korean Human Rights (A/76/392).

Beyond just investigating the harm caused by North Korean human rights violations, NK Watch has also been monitoring the information related to North Korea’s overall human rights situation, mainly changes in its political prison camps, through GEOINT and HUMINT. The international community, including the United Nations, has cited the data produced by NK Watch, as they recognized its data to be reliable. We will continue to conduct verifiable and proper investigations and analyses; we will do our best to contribute to revealing North Korea’s crimes against humanity and holding them accountable. 

Thank you.

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Below is the link of the report (A/76/392). https://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Countries/KP/A_76_392_AdvanceUnedited.pdf