Fewer North Koreans fleeing to South Korea, U.N. rights envoy says




 
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Fewer North Koreans fleeing to South Korea, U.N. rights envoy says
 
October 29th, 2013  
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Fewer North Koreans fleeing to South Korea, U.N. rights envoy says
By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Fewer North Koreans are fleeing to South Korea, possibly due to tighter border control and cases of asylum seekers being returned home by China, a U.N. rights envoy said on Tuesday. Marzuki Darusman, the U.N. special rapporteur on the situation in North Korea, said that in the first nine months of this year 1,041 North Koreans arrived in South Korea, compared to 1,509 people for all of 2012 and 2,706 people in 2011. ...




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