North Korea

North Korea: UN Security Council must act on crimes against humanity

The United Nations Security Council must increase pressure on North Korea to address the horrific human rights situation in the country, Amnesty International said following publication of a damning UN report.  The United Nations Security Council must increase pressure on North Korea to address the horrific human rights situation in the country, Amnesty International said following publication of a damnin

Preguntas y respuestas sobre la crisis de derechos humanos en Corea del Norte - 9 April 2013

Headline Title:  La crisis de derechos humanos en Corea del Norte Ante el aumento de las tensiones en la península de Corea, Amnistía Internacional responde a preguntas clave sobre los derechos humanos en Corea del Norte. Ante el aumento de las tensiones en la península de Corea, Amnistía Internacional responde a preguntas clave sobre los derechos humanos en Corea del Norte. Media Node:  North Korea: satellite map_es Story Location:  Reino Unido 41° 44' 26.574" N, 128° 45' 35.1576" E See map: Google Maps URL:  North Korea: New images show blurring of prison camps and villages Description:  Informe, 7 de marzo de 2013

Nuevas imágenes de satélite muestran el tamaño de los campos de detención represivos de Corea del Norte

La vasta infraestructura de represión de Corea del Norte ha quedado aún más de manifiesto en las nuevas imágenes de satélite que muestran la evolución de dos de los mayores campos de detención de presos políticos del país, ha revelado hoy Amnistía Internacional. La vasta infraestructura de represión de Corea del Norte ha quedado aún más de manifiesto en las nuevas imágenes de satélite que muestran la evolución de dos de los mayores campos de detención de p

New satellite images show scale of North Korea’s repressive prison camps - 5 December 2013

Headline Title:  New satellite images show scale of North Korea’s repressive prison camps North Korea’s vast infrastructure of repression is further exposed in new satellite images showing the on-going development of North Korea’s vast infrastructure of repression is further exposed in new satellite images showing the on-going development of two of the country’s largest political prison camps. Media Node:  North Korea At a Glance:  Kwanliso 16 is the largest political prison camp in North Korea.Satellite images of kwanliso show new housing blocks and an expansion of production facilities.A former security official at the camp who has never spoken publicly before described detainees being forced to dig their own graves and women being raped and then disappearing. Hundreds of thousands of people – including children – are detained in political prison camps and other detention facilities in North Korea.Many of those have not committed any crime but are merely family members of those deemed guilty of serious political crimes. Story Location:  North Korea 38° 52' 46.6644" N, 126° 33' 45" E “The gruesome reality of North Korea’s continued investment in this vast network of repression has been exposed. We urge the authorities to immediately and unconditionally release all those prisoners of conscience held in political prison camps and close the camps immediately. ” Source:  Rajiv Narayan, Amnesty International’s East Asia Researcher. URL:  North Korea: Continued Investment in the Infrastructure of Repression. Description:  Read the briefing URL:  North Korea: New images show blurring of prison camps and villages Description:  News Story, 7 March 2013 URL:  Images reveal scale of North Korean political prison camps Description:  News Story, 3 May 2011

Corée du Nord. De nouvelles images satellite montrent l'étendue des camps de prisonniers

L’infrastructure de répression en Corée du Nord est de nouveau mise en évidence par des images satellite montrant l’évolution permanente de deux des principaux camps de prisonniers du pays, a annoncé Amnesty International jeudi 5 décembre. L’infrastructure de répression en Corée du Nord est de nouveau mise en évidence par des images satellite montrant l’évolution permanente de deux des principaux camps de prisonniers du pays, a annon

New satellite images show scale of North Korea’s repressive prison camps

North Korea’s vast infrastructure of repression is further exposed in new satellite images showing the on-going development of two of the country’s largest political prison camps, Amnesty International discloses today.  North Korea’s vast infrastructure of repression is further exposed in new satellite images showing the on-going development of two of the country’s largest political prison camps, Amnesty Internati

Corea del Norte intensifica la represión en sus fronteras

La última amenaza del Ministerio de Seguridad de Corea del Norte de aplicar duros castigos a quienes salgan del país sin permiso renueva la preocupación por la libertad de circulación en un país cuyo historial de derechos humanos es deplorable, ha dicho Amnistía Internacional.  La última amenaza del Ministerio de Seguridad de Corea del Norte de aplicar duros castigos a quienes salgan del país sin permiso renueva la preocupación por la libertad de circulación en un país cu

La Corée du Nord intensifie la répression aux frontières

Les menaces de sanctions lourdes récemment adressées par un ministère nord-coréen aux personnes quittant la Corée du Nord sans autorisation relancent les inquiétudes concernant la liberté de mouvement dans ce pays, dont le bilan en matière de droits humains est affligeant, a déclaré Amnesty International. Les menaces de sanctions lourdes récemment adressées par un ministère nord-coréen aux personnes quittant la Corée du Nord sans autorisation relancent les inquiétudes concernant la liberté de mouvem

North Korea escalates border crackdown

A North Korean government ministry’s latest threat of harsh punishment against people leaving North Korea without permission renews concerns about freedom of movement in a country with a deplorable human rights record, Amnesty International said.  A North Korean government ministry’s latest threat of harsh punishment against people leaving North Korea without permission renews concerns about freedom of movement

North Korea escalates border crackdown - 21 June 2013

Headline Title:  North Korea escalates border crackdown A North Korean government ministry’s latest threat of harsh punishment against people leaving North Korea without permission renews concerns about freedom of movement in a country with a deplorable A North Korean government ministry’s latest threat of harsh punishment against people leaving North Korea without permission renews concerns about freedom of movement in a country with a deplorable human rights record. Media Node:  North Korea border Story Location:  North Korea 39° 26' 10.2948" N, 126° 4' 44.7672" E “Nobody should be detained, prosecuted or punished in any way simply for exercising their right to freedom of movement by leaving North Korea” Source:  Catherine Baber, Director of the Asia-Pacific Programme at Amnesty International Date:  Fri, 21/06/2013 URL:  North Korea: Nine teenagers forcibly returned to N. Korea Description:  Urgent action, 31 May 2013 URL:  UN ramps up scrutiny of North Korea’s catastrophic human rights record Description:  Blog, 14 May 2013

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