Joint Letter to UN Secretary-General António Guterres: The failure to appoint a Representative, OHCHR Seoul for two years since July 2020

August 11, 2022 H.E. Mr. António Guterres United Nations Secretary-General New York, NY 10017 By email ATTN: Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High ...

Joint Letter to Speaker Pelosi: China’s forced repatriation of North Korean refugees in violation of international human right law

August 2, 2022 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker of the House of Representatives Washington, D.C. 20515 ATTN: Dan Bernal, District Chief of Staff Re: ...

Open Letter to President Moon Jae-In urging co-sponsorship of the resolution on North Korea's Human Rights situation at the 49th UN Human Rights Council

CC. Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum, Foreign Affairs Minister Chung Eui-yong, Unification Minister Lee In-young Dear President Moon Jae-in, We are writing on ...

Open letter to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: OHCHR report on grave human rights violations in Xinjiang can wait no longer

8 March 2022 Madam High Commissioner, We, the undersigned human rights organisations, write to follow up on your commitment last year to release a report on ...

Joint Letter to South Korea's National Assembly Calling For the Immediate Passage of a Comprehensive Anti-Discrimination Law

December 20, 2021 https://www.hrw.org/news/2021/12/20/joint-letter-south-koreas-national-assembly-calling-immediate-passage-comprehensive National ...

UN PETITION CONCERNING THE SONG YOUNG-GIL AMENDMENT TO THE INTER-KOREAN RELATIONS DEVELOPMENT ACT (NORTH KOREAN INFORMATION GAG LAW)

Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful ...

DPRK's Capture and Summary Execution of Mr. Lee Dae-Jun for COVID-19 Prevention on 22 September 2020

Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances Working Group on Arbitrary Detentio...

Joint open letter concerning the UN General Assembly’s 2020 resolution on North Korean Human Rights

October 14, 2020 Josep Borrell Fontelles High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commiss...

Joint open letter to the UN General Assembly concerning the resolution on the situation of human rights in North Korea to be adopted at its 75th session

October 14, 2020 Re: Joint open letter to the UN General Assembly concerning the resolution on the situation of human rights in North Korea to be adopted at its ...

TJWG's petition to the UN WGAD on behalf of South Korean POW Han Man-Taek

Working Group on Arbitrary Detention Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights United Nations Office at Geneva 8-14, avenue de la Paix 1211 Geneva 10, ...

DPRK Public Threats and ROK Revoking Incorporation of NK Groups as Juristic Persons

Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful ...

Joint open letter concerning the UN Human Rights Council’s 2020 resolution on North Korean Human Rights

We are writing on behalf of 36 non-governmental organizations, coalitions, and concerned individuals from 10 different countries worldwide to urge the European ...

Joint Statement on Deportation of Two North Korean Fishermen by 20 Human Rights and Civil Society Organizations for North Korean Human Rights

We, the signatories, jointly condemn the South Korean government and its hasty decision to repatriate two North Korean fishermen. Such a decision is a grave ...

Joint call on North Korea’s anti-black hate speech and racist propaganda on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination: Recommendations for North Korea’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) on 9 May 2019

Seoul, March 21, 2019 Today marks the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, which commemorates the 59th anniversary of the massacre of ...