Asia

UN Report Helps Cross-Border Korean Reunionsi
X
February 22, 2014 5:48 PM
An unprecedented United Nations report this week, condemning North Korea for crimes against humanity, may have helped ensure cross border reunions of families divided since the Korean War. But political analysts warn the report may also encourage Pyongyang to further build up its military and nuclear weapons programs. VOA's Daniel Schearf reports from Seoul.

UN Report Helps Cross-Border Korean Reunions

Published February 22, 2014

An unprecedented United Nations report this week, condemning North Korea for crimes against humanity, may have helped ensure cross border reunions of families divided since the Korean War. But political analysts warn the report may also encourage Pyongyang to further build up its military and nuclear weapons programs. VOA's Daniel Schearf reports from Seoul.


You May Like

Unpaid Kurdish Fighters Sign of Economic Woes

Sharp cuts in Kurdistan's budget by Baghdad, falling oil revenue, coping with refugees, inflated public sector have hit regional economy hard More

Koreas Exchange List of Envoys for Family Reunion Talks

Officials will discuss date, venue and number of participants for reunion; Seoul hopes to hold event late this month More

China Targets 197 in Online Speech Crackdown

Nearly 200 punished for 'spreading rumors' online in ongoing crackdown on free speech More