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Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap
[By Kim Hyun: "N. Korea Responds to Int'l Criticism on Human Rights: Report"]
Seoul, April 27 (Yonhap) - North Korea has reduced public executions and adjusted laws to better address human rights after years of international criticism, but cases of abuse are still widespread, a state-run think tank in Seoul said Monday [27 April].
Citing interviews with about 50 North Korean defectors who fled their homeland between 2007 and 2008, the Korea Institute for National Unification said in a report that North Korea appears to be mindful of criticism from the international community about its human …