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- Human Rights Council holds interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
- Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (A/HRC/37/69) (Advance Edited Version)
- Statement Attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the Korean Peninsula
- UN: Maintain Pressure for Justice on North Korean Abuses
Rupert Neudeck, founder of cap Anamur, is an outspoken critic of UN policy on food distribution to North Korea. He tells HAR why NGOs should avoid government funding
HAR: Cap Anamur took its name from the ship you sent to the South China Sea to rescue Vietnamese boat people and you have kept the name for over 20 years. Are there any other legacies from that time?
In those days we relied exclusively on backing from private German donors, and we want to continue being a pure NGO. We believe it is important to make a very clear distinction between the actions of governments and NGOs.