A conversation with a State Department representative revealed that one of the least developed components of the plans is how to address North Korea’s political …
At any moment, one of Camp 14's guards could stop Shin Dong-hyuk and demand he recite the Ten Laws. Without missing a beat, Shin had to start rattling them off — do not try to escape, do not steal, report suspicious behavior …
The State Department explains North Korea has separate prison systems for its “political” and “re-education” camps, plus a smattering of detention facilities for other purposes. The political camps separate the “unredeemable” enemies of …
Hundreds of thousands of people are languishing away in brutal prison camps, many of which the North Korean regime denies even exist. A Committee on Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK) report based on new satellite images …
But North Korea has established its system of prison camps where an untold number have died amid "unspeakable atrocities" comparable to what the Nazis did, according to a preliminary report from the UN. "I believe you will be very …
North Korea expanded one of its infamous prison camps to accommodate women who’ve attempted to flee the regime, a report by a U.S.-based NGO has found. The reclusive nation added a women’s section to a reeducation through labor …
(CNN)Shin Dong-hyuk's horrific descriptions of his time in a North Korean prison camp became a best-selling book, made him a key witness before the United Nations and grabbed headlines around the world. He was one of the most …
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“These camp survivors and guards give first-person accounts of the horrors for prisoners in North Korea’s worst prison camps – which Pyongyang still denies exist,” said Phil Robertson, deputy Asia director at Human Rights Watch. In the ...
A judge who survived the Holocaust called North Korean prison camps “as terrible or even worse” than Nazi concentration camps upon hearing testimony from former prisoners of the regime, The Washington Post reported. …
A prominent North Korean defector who fled a prison camp and became the face of international efforts to hold the country accountable for widespread human rights abuses has changed important parts of his life story. Author Blaine …