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North Korea (33rd Session)

A coalition of international organizations submits the following report focused on freedom of religion or belief. Several of these organizations maintain ECOSOC consultative status with the United Nations. The information contained in this report was obtained through research and first-hand accounts from these organizations.

This report explains why North Korea must ensure that the right to freedom of religion is fully respected and protected within its borders, as well as prevent and end all forms of religious persecution by the State, including the imprisonment, torture and execution of Christians and those belonging to other religious groups.