A North Korean defector sketched disturbing scenes of torture and starvation from his six years in one of the country’s brutal prisons. The illustrations are part of a new, damning United Nations report that directly implicated leader Kim …
North Korea on Tuesday briefly appeared to admit for the first time that it runs a network of political prison camps. Or did it?
Amnesty International has called for the UN to establish an inquiry into human rights violations in North Korea after satellite images uncovered evidence of an expansion of an area thought to be a prison camp, north of Pyongyang. …
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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 …
A new report on human rights in North Korea says hundreds of thousands of prisoners work in often life-threatening conditions in at least 36 camps hidden in isolated valleys and mountains of the closed Stalinist country. Torture, …
It is amazing the things that you can find using Google Earth. Some of them are funny, some of them are interesting, but some can also reveal things that some countries would rather keep a secret. North Korea is one of those countries, …
SEOUL (Reuters) - After a year of investigation, the United Nations is set to release a detailed report on human rights violations in North Korea that could pave the way for criminal prosecution in an international court. But defectors from …
NORTH Korea's prison camps are a closed-off world of death, torture and forced labour where babies are born slaves, according to two survivors who liken the horrors of the camps to a Holocaust in progress. "People think the Holocaust …
The UN is currently hosting a "Commission of Inquiry" about North Korea. The most impactful thing to come out of the commission's hearings will almost certainly be stories like the ones that were told to day by survivors of North Korean
Seoul-- A South Korean government-funded human rights group has released a series of raw firsthand accounts of North Korea's political prison camps, Seoul's first comprehensive attempt to catalog the atrocities that Pyongyang denies …