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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea atrocities exposed, but experts sceptical on international action

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 12:32pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... the international community’s ability to act on its recommendations. Pyongyang’s grim rights record has already been well documented by specialist monitors. But the size, breadth and detail of the report ... leaders should be brought before an international court for a litany of crimes against humanity – a recommendation that many observers suggested was wishful thinking. Any substantive action ...

  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea denounces US ‘double-standards’ over South’s missile tests

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:49pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... was designed for purely scientific missions. The international community said it was a disguised ballistic missile test and the UN Security Council tightened existing sanctions as a result.   ...

  3. News - World - NORTH KOREA

    Germany summons N Korean envoy over nuclear test threat

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 12:27pm by Associated Press in Berlin

    ... international talks on its nuclear programme. The statement said that if North Korea conducts another nuclear test “a clear reaction” by the international community would follow.   ...

  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    US hopeful of high-level UN debate on North Korean rights

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 05:13am by AP

    ... by a retired Australian judge, urged the Security Council to consider the report and refer North Korea to the International Criminal Court. Tomorrow, the UN's top rights body, based in Geneva, ... a referral to the Security Council, where it wields a veto. King said the US was discussing the commission's recommendations internally and with other countries, including the question ...

  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea accuses US of being ‘hell-bent on regime change’

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 02:27pm by Associated Press in New York

    ... – in close consultation with our allies – that we are open to improved relations with the DPRK if it is willing to take clear actions to live up to its international obligations and commitments.” ...

  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Much ado about nothing for North Korean space agency Nada

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 09:54pm by GDN

    ... into a space power, fully exercising its right to peaceful development of space on a legal basis". The law establishing Nada calls for co-operation with other nations on space programmes, while ...

  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    China rejects UN report accusing North Korea of crimes against humanity

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 10:26pm by AFP

    ... rights advocates that Beijing will shield its ally Pyongyang from international prosecution. The report, published last month, accused the reclusive country of killings and torture comparable to Nazi-era atrocities and said officials, possibly even supreme leader Kim Jong-un himself, should face the International Criminal Court (ICC). Chen Chuandong, a counsellor at China's mission ...

  8. News - China - NORTH KOREA

    Beijing rejects UN’s ‘unreasonable’ criticism in North Korea report

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 05:04pm by Reuters

    ... to the International Criminal Court is not helpful to improving a country’s human rights situation.” Hua would not answer what she said was a “hypothetical question” on whether China would use its veto powers ... with international and domestic laws and the humanitarian principles”, Hua said, declining to provide an estimate for how many of these people have cross into China. The investigators told Kim in a letter ...

  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    UN report on North Korea a glimpse into a nightmare state

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 11:03pm

    ... officials that panellists believed should be held responsible, although it said it had a database of suspects. The letter to Kim also drew attention to the principles of international criminal law ... called for urgent action by the international community, including referring the complaints to the International Criminal Court in the Hague. Alternatively, the report noted that the UN Security ...

  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    US calls North Korean missile test a ‘provocative escalation’ of tensions

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 09:53pm by AFP

    ... of the international community," Kim said. ...




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