Crimes Against Humanity In North Korea

Crimes Against Humanity In North Korea

Last week, a U.N. Commission of Inquiry issued a report detailing crimes against humanity committed by the North Korean regime against its own people. We consider the report's moral implications and explore how other nations might react.

Last week, a U.N. Commission of Inquiry issued a report detailing crimes against humanity committed by the North Korean regime against its own people. The report compiled and confirmed mounting evidence of atrocities and oppression and called on the international community to "accept its responsibility to protect" North Korean citizens. We consider the report's moral implications and explore how other nations might react.

Guests

Roberta Cohen

nonresident Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy, The Brookings Institution; Co-Chair, Committee for Human Rights in North Korea; member, Committee on Conscience at the Holocaust Memorial Museum

Jared Genser

Managing Director, Perseus Strategies, LLC; founder, Freedom Now

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