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South Korean prosecutors are investigating members of former President Moon Jae-in’s government over the 2019 forced repatriation of two North Koreans, whose return to face criminal charges and likely execution had been denounced by critics as a violation of human rights.

South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol’s administration this week released photos of the blindfolded and bound fishermen getting dragged across the border. His office issued a statement saying their return to face charges of murdering their fellow crewmen on a fishing boat was “a crime against humanity that violated both international law and the constitution.”

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