Sanctions Associated With Civilian Deaths In North Korea, Report Says
The Hill: Nearly 4,000 civilian deaths in North Korea tied to sanctions: report
“Sanctions against North Korea contributed to more than 4,000 civilian deaths last year due to a lack of access to humanitarian assistance, according to a new report commissioned by Korea Peace Now, an international group dedicated to permanently ending the Korean War. … United Nations programs that address malnutrition, hygiene and sanitation issues, reproductive health, and vitamin A deficiencies were hit especially hard, according to the report…” (Budryk, 10/30).
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