Congress and U.S. Policy on North Korean Human Rights and Refugees: Recent Legislation and Implementation

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This report discusses U.S. policy and legislation in response to Pyongyang's human rights record. North Korea's systematic violation of its citizens' human rights and the plight of North Koreans trying to escape their country have been well documented in multiple reports issued by governments and other international bodies.

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Chanlett-Avery, Emma January 30, 2009.

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This report discusses U.S. policy and legislation in response to Pyongyang's human rights record. North Korea's systematic violation of its citizens' human rights and the plight of North Koreans trying to escape their country have been well documented in multiple reports issued by governments and other international bodies.

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9 pages.

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Chanlett-Avery, Emma. Congress and U.S. Policy on North Korean Human Rights and Refugees: Recent Legislation and Implementation, report, January 30, 2009; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc795497/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.