Following a yearlong investigation into North Korea by the United Nations Human Rights Council—one that relied "heavily on testimony from North Korean refugees, escapees and asylum seekers," and found "systematic, widespread and gross human rights violations":
“Too many times in this building there are reports and no action,” Judge Kirby said. “Well, now is a time for action. We can’t say we didn’t know.”
The Times' story on the report is here, and you should read it. (The report itself is available here; many of the details, even in the summary document, make for difficult reading.) It'd be foolhardy to expect that this report will lead to immediate, meaningful action. But after looking at the report's findings, it's also just about impossible not to think that the one thing needed is immediate, meaningful action.