National Mar 12, 2020

Japan to back EU-led U.N. resolution on human rights in North Korea

Japan will back a draft U.N. resolution condemning North Korea's human rights abuses, government sources said Wednesday, in a move that comes after failed attempts to bring the reclusive country to the negotiating table over its abduction of Japanese nationals. The European Union plans to ...

Japan to keep North Korea-linked association Chongryon under surveillance

National May 17, 2019

Japan to keep North Korea-linked association Chongryon under surveillance

The government said Friday that the pro-Pyongyang General Association of Korean Residents in Japan, or Chongryon, remains subject to surveillance under the Subversive Activities Prevention Law. The government "can't deny the possibility that the association will conduct destructive activities depending on future circumstances," it said ...