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South Korea’s Anti-Leaflet Amendment to the “Development of Inter-Korean Relations Act”

By criminalizing the sending of leaflets and balloons to North Korea, the newly enacted amendment to the South Korean “Development of Inter-Korean Relations Act” violates North and South Korean peoples’ freedom of expression and limits access to information for North Korean people, a right the importance of which has been repeatedly confirmed by both the UN and the South Korean government. PSCORE strongly recommends that this amendment be repealed to avoid further restriction of North Korean peoples’ access to information from South Korea.

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UNHRC – Written Statement – 2021