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The Horrors of the North Korean Prison System

John Feffer | Posted 06.28.2013 | TED Weekends
John Feffer

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgI was nearly at the end of a presentation on the North Korean prison camp system, when the last person in the audience grasped the microphone to ask a question. His question was so unexpected that I was literally blindsided.

As Millions Starve in North Korea, the West Make Jokes About Their Missiles

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 06.19.2012 | World
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

We took the threat of Saddam seriously. Likewise, there has been no comedic perspective over the slaughter of the Syrian people happening at this very moment. Yet for some reason North Korea doesn't come across as such a pressing matter that must be dealt with forthwith.

North Korea Human Rights Abuses Must Be Addressed Alongside Nukes: Interview

CFR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Jayshree Bajoria | Council on Foreign Relations An interview with Roberta Cohen, Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution The U....

North Korea Restricts Domestic Markets, Food Aid While Saber-Rattling Abroad

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As it noisily goads the outside world with missiles and a nuclear test, North Korea is quietly tightening screws at home....

North Korea Turns Down US Food Aid, Kicks Out American Aid Groups | Tania Branigan in Beijing | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

North Korea has rejected an offer of further food aid from the US despite its chronic food shortages, the US state department said today....

North Korean Human Rights Situation "Dire", "Grim", And "Desperate": UN

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UN special rapporteur on North Korean human rights, Vitit Muntarbhorn, reported to the 10th Session of the UN Human Rights Council today with what is ...

UN: $60 Million Needed To Prevent 6.3 Million North Koreans From Starving

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BEIJING — The U.N. food agency urged donors Tuesday to separate politics from humanitarian aid as it appealed for $60 million to help impoverish...