One by one they came, taking seats next to a United Nations flag and stating their names for the record. Some kept calm. Some wept. One, as he spoke, used his left hand to clamp his trembling right hand to the table. They told stories about …
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 …
An exclusive report putting perspective on the week's most important developments. SEOUL, Feb. 8 (UPI) --North Korea may be bowing to international condemnation of its network of political prison camps, an expert told UPI, but even as …
In North Korean prison camps, torture is routine and public executions are regular occurrences, according to former inmates who testified Tuesday before a U.N. Commission of Inquiry South Korea's capital of Seoul. The inquiry is the …
GENEVA (Reuters) - North Korea has built a huge "security perimeter" around a camp for political prisoners, restricting movement in nearby villages as part of its "general repression" of its people, Amnesty International said on Thursday. …
Rights groups are pushing the United Nations high commissioner for human rights to open an international investigation into Pyongyang's "deplorable" record on its citizens' rights, including a system of political prisons that has operated for …
The secret network of North Korean prison camps are being mapped out in unprecedented detail thanks to Google …
Born into one of the worst of North Korea's system of prison camps, Shin was doomed to a life of hard labor and an early death. Notions of love and family were meaningless: He saw his mother as a competitor for food. When he was 23, …
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 …
BEATINGS, executions, hard labour and interrogation. That’s just a taste of what could be in store for a group of North Koreans who dared to escape the regime and were caught in China. The group, who are expected to be sent back at …