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ICYMI: ARCH PUDDINGTON ON HUMAN RIGHTS IN NORTH KOREA

By Lindsay Lloyd

 

In case you missed it, Arch Puddington, Vice President of Research at Freedom House and Fellow in Human Freedom at the Bush Institute, has a new blog post on the human rights situation in North Korea.  Puddington discusses the recent action by the UN Human Rights Council to launch a Commission of Inquiry into the appalling conditions within the country.  Puddington sees the new commission as a sign of progress that the Human Rights Council may finally begin to focus on those countries with the worst human rights records and that the inquiry may help to publicize what he calls the “superlative nature of (North Korea’s) totalitarian system.”

 

Read the blog post here.

 

Lindsay Lloyd is Program Director, Freedom Collection.