[Korea JoongAng Daily] Forced repatriation case from 2019 gathers legal steam

13 Jul 2022

On July 12, 2022, the Korea JoongAng Daily covered the NKDB Center for Human Rights Legal Support complaint submission to the Seoul Central District Prosecutor's Office for the forced repatriation of two North Korean fishermen in 2019. The article detailed the timeline of events, and quoted the Center's Director, Seung-hyun Yoon, extensively over the basis for the complaint.

"'If a North Korean refugee expressed an intention to defect, the government has to investigate whether or not the individual is subject to protection, but the Ministry of Unification did not go through such procedures,' he [Seung-hyun Yoon] added."

You can read the full article on the Korea JoongAng Daily website by clicking HERE.