UN Rights Panel Censures North Korea

“The United Nations Commission on Human Rights censured North Korea on Thursday for “widespread and grave violations,” including torture, executions and forced abortions…. The resolution, brought by the European Union and Japan, was adopted 30 to 9, with 14 abstentions, including South Korea. The measure expressed deep concern about torture, public executions, arbitrary detention, infanticide, imposition of the death penalty for political reasons, the existence of a “large number of prison camps” and extensive use of forced labor.” More