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Joint Open Letter on Japan’s Recent Disengagement in Addressing Human Rights Abuses in North Korea

February 13, 2020
 
  
 
 
 Shinzo Abe
 Prime Minister of Japan
 Cabinet Secretariat
 Government of Japan
 1-6-1 Nagata-cho, Chiyoda-ku
 Tokyo 100-8968
 Japan
 
  
 
 Re:  Joint…
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Women Tell Their Stories

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 For that reason, La Línea (“The Line”) was…
Lorena (a pseudonym) was unaware she was pregnant when she went to a hospital in intense pain two years ago. Doctors suspected she had attempted an abortion and called the police. She was taken from the hospital in handcuffs and is now facing charges.
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Cristina Alvarado is a social worker and part of the national coordination team of Movimiento de Mujeres por la Paz “Visitación Padilla” (Movement of Women for Peace “Visitacion Padilla”).
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  Summary Oh Jung Hee is a former trader in her forties from Ryanggang province. She sold clothes to market stalls in Hyesan city and was involved in the distribution of textiles in her province. She said that up until she left the country in 2014,…
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North Korean officials commit sexual violence with little concern for the consequences. The government fails to investigate and prosecute complaints, or to provide protection and services to victims, and even asserts that the country is implausibly free…
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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 
 Democratic People’s Republic of…