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UN rights report warns of N. Korea ‘starvation risk’

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UN rights report warns of N. Korea ‘starvation risk’

UN rights report warns of N. Korea ‘starvation risk’

SEOUL: OCT. 13 – North Korea’s most vulnerable are “at risk of starvation” with the economy worsening due to a self-imposed coronavirus blockade, and UN sanctions imposed over the country’s nuclear programmes should be eased, a UN human rights expert said Wednesday.

The impoverished nation has been behind a rigid blockade since early last year to protect itself from the pandemic, with the economy suffering and trade with key partner China dwindling to a trickle.

In June, state-run KCTV admitted North Korea was fa

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