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Pyongyang, September 20 (KCNA) -- The Korean Central News Agency released the following detailed report on Saturday:

Recently another American was arrested and tried for committing criminal acts against the DPRK.

A due legal judgment was passed on the American for his crime committed as part of the U.S. anti-DPRK human rights campaign and he admitted his crime and accepted the judgment.

However, officials of the present U.S. administration responsible for his crime took issue with the just legal action taken by the DPRK like a guilty party filing the suit first. They raised unreasonable "human rights issues" in a foolish attempt to cover up the crimes perpetrated by Americans.

Upon the authorization, the KCNA discloses the truth behind the crimes committed by American Miller Matthew Todd.

He was sentenced to six years of hard labor at a trial held on September 14. He entered the DPRK as a tourist on April 10, 2014 and rudely behaved, tearing off his tourist visa when he was …

Pyongyang, September 19 (KCNA) -- The delegation of the Workers' Party of Korea headed by Kang Sok Ju, member of the Political Bureau and secretary of the C.C., the WPK, visited Germany, Belgium, Switzerland and Italy from September 7 to 16.

During its visit the delegation met with high-ranking officials of political parties, governments and economic circles including politicians from various political parties of Europe and discussed the issue of developing relations between the DPRK and the EU and various countries of Europe. They included Niels Annen, member of the Political Bureau of the Social-Democratic Party of Germany and chairman of its International Committee, a high-ranking representative of the German Foreign Ministry, Yonnec Polet, assistant general secretary for External Relations of the Party of European Socialists, Victor Bostinaru, vice-president for External Relations of the Group of Social Parties of the European Parliament, Elmar Brok, chairman of the Committee o…

Pyongyang, September 13 (KCNA) -- A report of the DPRK Association for Human Rights Studies was released on Saturday amid concern and expectation of the public at home and abroad. It reflects the characteristics of the socialist system, human rights policy pursued in the DPRK and the actual human rights performance in the country.

The world is showing increasing concern for human rights issue and there are widespread actions for genuine human rights in all fabrics of social life.

What is getting all the more undisguised on the international arena at present are political pressures on specified countries and attempts at interference in the internal affairs of those countries by abusing the inviolable human rights. A typical example is the vicious human rights racket against the DPRK.

The hostile forces are persistently peddling the "human rights issue" in the DPRK in a bid to tarnish its image and bring down the social system and ideology chosen by the Korean people. They are…

Report of the DPRK Association for Human Rights Studies
Table of Contents

Preface

1. Human Rights Mechanisms in the DPRK

1) Review

─ Physical Geography

─ History

─ Guiding Ideology and Social System

2) Views and Stand of the DPRK on Human Rights

① Human Rights is Independent Rights.

② Popular Masses Enjoy Genuine Human Rights

③ Human Rights is State Sovereignty.

④ Basic Human Rights and its Standards.

─ Basic Human Rights.

─ Human Rights Standards

3) Development of Human rights Mechanism in the DPRK

(1) Foundation for the Establishment of Human Rights Mechanisms

(2) Establishment of Democratic Human Rights Mechanisms

(3) Democratic Human Rights Mechanisms in the Wartime

(4) Establishment of Socialist Human Rights Mechanisms

(5) Consolidation of the Socialist Human Rights Mechanisms

4) Human Rights Mechanisms in the DPRK

(1) Ensurance of Human Rights by the Constitution

(2) The System of Human Ri…