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Date : May 21, 2013
U.S. Ambassador Calls for Improvement in NK Human Rights
   http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/northkorea/2013/05/21/0401000000AEN201… [651]
Sung Kim, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, has called for improvement in human rights in North Korea at a forum in Seoul on Tuesday.

The Ambassador said that it is "heart-wrenching" to witness the impact of the regime on citizens in North Korea. He stated that it is "unfortunate" that North Koreans were unable to live a decent life in North Korea because of the human rights abuses.

It is the second time in two days that a high-ranking official from the U.S. has commented on the human rights situation at a forum on North Korea. Robert King, the Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues, comments were delivered by proxy at a forum in Seoul in Monday in which he condemned the human rights situation in North Korea.

Source: Yonhap News

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