North Korea to Publish Human Rights Report Promising ‘Rosy Future’

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North Korea has said it will publish its own “rosy” human rights report, six months after a United Nations inquiry published a list of violations so severe as to amount to crimes against humanity.

The North’s Association for Human Rights Studies said the report would counter the “lies and fabrications” spread by unspecified “hostile forces” about the rights situation in the isolated state.

North Korea is regularly listed among the world’s worst human rights offenders in indexes compiled by governments, UN agencies and rights watchdogs.

In one of the most comprehensive reports to date, a UN commission of inquiry into the North’s rights record published its findings in February, detailing a wide range of systemic abuses including murder, enslavement and torture.”

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