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Name: North Korean Human Rights Act of 2004 [United States of America], Public Law 108┐333 (108th Congress).
Country: United States of America
Subject(s): Human rights
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2004-10-14
Entry into force:
ISN: USA-2004-L-85435
Bibliography: Act on-line Act on-line Refworld, United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) PDF PDF (consulted on 2010-12-02)
Abstract/Citation: An Act to promote human rights and freedom in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Establishes the position of special envoy for North Korean human rights, and calls for all North Korea┐U.S. negotiations to be tied to the country┐s progress on human rights issues. It authorizes the US President to provide funds for nonprofit groups to advance human rights in the country and requires verification that humanitarian and non-humanitarian aid
is used for nonpolitical purposes. The law also seeks to assure increased protection for North Korean refugees.

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