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Dear Minister Payne,
 
 Congratulations on your reappointment as foreign minister. Human Rights Watch looks forward to working with you to make protection of human rights a strong pillar of Australia’s foreign policy.
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June 6, 2018
 
  
 
 Kim Jong Un
 Chairman, State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
 Building of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, Pyongyang 
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(Seoul) – China should immediately disclose the whereabouts of eight North Korean refugees currently detained in China, publicly pledge that none of them will be returned to North Korea, and provide them with asylum or allow departure to a third country…
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(Seoul) – The North Korean government should immediately stop exploiting school children by forcing them to work, Human Rights Watch said today, releasing its submission to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child. The submission details…
Kim Jong-un attends a performance of school children to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Korean Children's Union (KCU) in Pyongyang in June 2016.
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(Geneva) – The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child should press the North Korean government to end the exploitation of children through forced labor and discrimination, Human Rights Watch and three Korean nongovernmental organizations said…
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(New York) – North Korea should immediately reveal the whereabouts and well-being of nine North Korean refugees who were forced back to Pyongyang from Beijing on May 28 according to media reports, Human Rights Watch said today, emphasizing that the…
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The stories of lives destroyed by the Sichuan earthquake captivated sympathetic TV audiences all over the world. Naturally, much aid and goodwill is pouring into the region. It's been heartbreaking to watch parents who lost their children, and children…
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(Geneva) – The U.N. Commission on Human Rights, which concluded its annual six-week session in Geneva today, appointed a monitor to investigate the human rights situation in Sudan, even though it failed to condemn the government for massive abuses and…