Head of OHCHR sends message to NKHR's event in Geneva
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2016-03-28 17:43:38
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Head of OHCHR sends message to NKHR's event in Geneva.

Korea's separated families. The stories of thousands of families awaiting reunification.




On March 15, 2016 the Citizens' Alliance for North Korean Human Rights in cooperation with the British Embassy in Seoul, UK Mission in Geneva and the Korean Assembly for Reunion of Ten Millions Separated Families hosted parallel event to urge international community's support in resolving the issue of Korean separated families. This issue has been identified as a serious human rights violation in the report of the UN Commission of Inquiry, UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in the DPRK and the recent report of the UN High Comissioner for Human Rights.