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UN Report Claims North Korean Gulags Similar To Nazi Death Camps

» by September 20th, 2013 at 8:36 am » Comments (4)

It is amazing how under the radar the North Korean gulags remain though the UN has tried recently to highlight them:   Inmates in North Korea's prison camps suffered starvation and torture ...more »

Tweet of the Day: North Korea’s Gulag Population Reportedly Drops

» by September 15th, 2013 at 3:23 pm » Comments (1)

Experts: Population of #NorthKorea’s prison camps could be tens of thousands lower than estimated http://t.co/wSpbRfkayC By @chicoharlan— Hannah Bae (@hanbae) September 13, 2013 more »

Interview With “Escape From Camp 14″ Author Blaine Harden

» by March 14th, 2013 at 4:15 am » Comments (5)

Christiane Amanpour interviews Blaine Harden as part of a piece she put together on North Korea: It’s one of Washington’s most truculent adversaries. North Korea’s nuclear tests and sharp rhetoric have ...more »

North Korea Believed To Have Opened New Concentration Camp

» by January 23rd, 2013 at 6:30 pm » Comments (1)

Curtis Melvin over NK Econ Watch has gotten recognized in the Chosun Ilbo for uncovering a new North Korean concentration camp: North Korea has built a new compound believed to be ...more »

Korean Government Confirms 200,000 People Locked Up In North Korean Gulags

» by January 22nd, 2010 at 9:37 am » Comments (5)

Nothing really groundbreaking here other than the fact the Korean government is publicly commenting on the number of people imprisoned in North Korean concentration camps: The National Human Rights Commission of ...more »

North Korea Establishes New Prison Camp Due to Crackdown On Defectors

» by September 1st, 2009 at 6:20 am » Comments (2)

Here is further information about the crackdown currently going on along the North Korean border which has been so great the North Koreans established yet another gulag to put defectors ...more »

US Government & Human Rights Group Ignore North Korea’s Gulags

» by July 22nd, 2009 at 7:21 pm » Comments (3)

The Washington Post had a great article this week in regards to North Korea's system of concentration camps.  What stood out the most to me was how the US government ...more »

ROK Drop Book Review: Long Road Home By Kim Yong

» by July 22nd, 2009 at 5:56 am » Comments (22)

For those that have watched Crossing Heaven's Borders and want to get an even deeper understanding of the North Korean system of concentration camps that await defectors that are returned ...more »

Documentary About Life In North Korean Gulag

» by July 21st, 2009 at 3:31 pm » Comments (3)

Via DPRK Forum comes this video from Journeyman Pictures that features the stories of North Korean defectors such as Shin Dong-hyuk who was born into and escaped from North Korea's ...more »

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