NKHR Research Reports

Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review (ACHR)
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Asia Center for Human Rights (ACHR)

 

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

 

Submission to the UN Universal

 

Periodic Review

 

Sixth session of the UPR Working Group of the Human Rights Council

November/December 2009

 

 

 

  

  

The present information focuses on the rights of the child in the DPR Korea and covers the following issues:

 

-      Discriminatory policies of the DPR Korea against family background and maintaining of official classification of ‘caste’ system

-      Systemic barriers to continue education and lack of freedom of choice of one’s occupation

-      Juvenile justice and detention.