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North Korea Prison Camps

North Korea Holds Massive Rally Against UN Human Rights Resolution

AP | Posted 11.25.2014 | World

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea held a mass rally Tuesday in its capital to protest a United Nations resolution condemning its human right...

U.S. Man Held In North Korea Describes His Life In A Prison Camp

AP | Posted 09.25.2014 | World

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — An American man recently sentenced by North Korea to six years of hard labor says he is digging in fields eight hours ...

UN Issues Damning Report On North Korea

Reuters | Posted 04.19.2014 | World

GENEVA, Feb 17(Reuters) - United Nations human rights investigators on Monday issued a damning report cataloguing massive human rights violations in...

NKorean Detainees Raped, Forced To Dig Own Graves

Agence France Presse | | Posted 02.03.2014 | World

Satellite images of one of North Korea's largest political prison camps suggests its inmate population is expanding, Amnesty International said Thursd...

Defectors Give Harrowing Account Of Life In NKorean Prison Camps

Reuters | Posted 10.20.2013 | World

By Ju-min Park and Michelle Kim SEOUL, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Public executions and torture are daily occurrences in North Korea's prisons...

NKorea's Hidden Labor Camps Exposed

The Christian Science Monitor | Robert Marquand | Posted 05.22.2013 | World

Even with new leader Kim Jong-un at the helm, North Korea remains the most reclusive and closed country in the world: It is a police state inside a to...

UN Investigator: NKorea Prison Camps Inquiry Won't Be Deterred

Reuters | Posted 07.08.2013 | World

By Lincoln Feast SYDNEY, May 9 (Reuters) - U.N. investigators will seek the cooperation of North Korea as part of an inquiry into all...

Satellite Images Show Growing NKorean Prison Camp

Posted 02.26.2013 | World

A new report by the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea and DigitalGlobe indicates that North Korea has been expanding at least one of its bruta...

150,000 Languish In Secret North Korean Prison Camps, Report Says

AP | MATTHEW PENNINGTON | Posted 06.10.2012 | World

WASHINGTON — The U.S. human rights envoy for North Korea said Tuesday conditions in the communist country's "brutal" prison camps are worse than...