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North Korea sentences US citizen to 15 years of hard labour

North Korea’s Supreme Court in Pyongyang has reportedly sentenced a US national of Korean origin to 15 years of hard labour in the country’s infamous prison camps today after finding him guilty of various unspecified crimes against the nation. North Korea’s Supreme Court in Pyongyang has reportedly sentenced a US national of Korean origin to 15 years of hard labour in the country’s infamous prison camps today after finding him guilty of

Questions et réponses sur la crise de droits humains en Corée du Nord - 9 April 2013

Headline Title:  Corée du Nord : Q&R sur la crise de droits humains Alors que la péninsule coréenne connaît un regain de tensions, Amnesty International répond à quelques questions fondamentales de droits humains sur la Corée du Nord. Alors que la péninsule coréenne connaît un regain de tensions, Amnesty International répond à quelques questions fondamentales de droits humains. Media Node:  North Korea: satellite map_fr Story Location:  Corée du Nord 41° 44' 26.574" N, 128° 45' 35.1576" E URL:  North Korea: New satellite images show blurring of political prison camp and villages in North Korea Description:  Rapport, 7 mars 2013 URL:  Corée du Nord. De nouvelles images montrent que la ligne de démarcation entre camps de prisonniers et villages voisins s'estompe Description:  Communiqué de presse, 7 mars 2013

Q&A: North Korea’s human rights crisis - 9 April 2013

Headline Title:  Q&A: North Korea’s human rights crisis As tensions rise on the Korean peninsula, Amnesty International answers key questions about human rights in North Korea. As tensions escalate on the Korean peninsula, Amnesty International answers key human rights questions. Media Node:  North Korea: satellite map Story Location:  United Kingdom 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:  Report, 7 March 2013

Corée du Nord. La nouvelle commission d'enquête de l'ONU est une étape positive pour combattre les crimes contre l'humanité

Le gouvernement nord-coréen doit coopérer sans réserve avec la nouvelle commission d'enquête des Nations unies chargée d'examiner les violations des droits humains – graves, systématiques et généralisées – qui ont lieu dans le pays, a déclaré Amnesty International. Le gouvernement nord-coréen doit coopérer sans réserve avec la nouvelle commission d'enquête des Nations unies chargée d'examiner les violations des droits humains – graves, systématiques et généra

Corée du Nord. De nouvelles images montrent que la ligne de démarcation entre camps de prisonniers et villages voisins s’estompe

L’analyse de nouvelles images satellite révèle que le gouvernement nord-coréen brouille les lignes de démarcation entre ses camps de prisonniers politiques et les agglomérations voisines, a déclaré Amnesty International jeudi 7 mars tout en réitérant son appel en faveur de la création, par les États membres des Nations unies, d’une commission d’enquête qui serait chargée de se pencher sur les violations graves, systématiques et généralisées des droits humains commises en Corée du Nord – et parmi lesquelles figurent des crimes contre l’humanité. Les Nations unies doivent établir une commission d’enquête qui sera chargée d’examiner les violations des droits humains

Corea del Norte: La comisión de investigación de la ONU, una medida positiva contra los crímenes de lesa humanidad

El gobierno norcoreano debe cooperar plenamente con la nueva comisión de investigación de la ONU, creada para abordar las violaciones graves, sistemáticas y generalizadas de derechos humanos cometidas en el país, ha manifestado Amnistía Internacional. El gobierno norcoreano debe cooperar plenamente con la nueva comisión de investigación de la ONU, creada para abordar las violaciones graves, sistemáticas y generalizadas de derechos humanos cometi

North Korea: UN Commission of Inquiry a positive step in addressing crimes against humanity

The North Korean government must co-operate fully with a new UN investigation - the Commission of Inquiry - into grave, systematic and widespread human rights violations in the country, Amnesty International said. The North Korean government must co-operate fully with a new UN investigation - the Commission of Inquiry - into grave, systematic and widespread human rights violations in the country, Amnesty Int

North Korea: New images show blurring of prison camps and villages

Analysis of new satellite images shows the North Korean government is blurring the lines between its political prison camps and the surrounding population, Amnesty International said on Thursday, as it reiterated its call for UN Member States to establish an independent Commission of Inquiry into grave, systematic and widespread human rights violations in North Korea—including crimes against humanity.  -United Nations must establish Commission of Inquiry to investigate human rights violations

North Korea: New images show blurring of prison camps and villages - 7 March 2013

Headline Title:  North Korea: New satellite images of prison camps Analysis of new satellite images shows the North Korean government is blurring the lines between its political prison camps and the surrounding population, Amnesty International said on Thursday, a Analysis of new satellite images shows the North Korean government is blurring the lines between its political prison camps and the surrounding population. Media Node:  North Korea satellite imagery North Korea prison camps VIDEO: North Korea prison camps Google map At a Glance:  Construction of 20km of perimeter around the Ch’oma-Bong valley with new controlled access points and a number of probable guard towersTightening in the control of movement of the local population adjacent to Camp No. 14Hundreds of thousands of people—including children—are held in political prison camps and other detention facilities in North KoreaAccording to former detainees prisoners are forced to work in slave-like conditions and are frequently subjected to torture and other ill-treatment Twitter Tag:  NorthKorea Story Location:  North Korea 38° 34' 57.0936" N, 126° 28' 28.5924" E “The creation of a security perimeter with controlled access points and guard towers beyond what appears to be the formal boundaries of Camp 14 blurs the line between the more than 100,000 people who suffer in North Korea’s Kwan-li-so system and the neighbouring civilian population.” Source:  Frank Jannuzi, Amnesty International USA Date:  Thu, 07/03/2013 URL:  Images reveal scale of North Korean political prison camps Description:  Read more about the horrific conditions in North Korea’s network of political prison camps

تقرير منظمة العفو الدولية للعام 2012: لم تعد الأمور كالمعتاد بالنسبة للاستبداد والظلم - 24 May 2012

Headline Title:  تقرير منظمة العفو الدولية للعام 2012: لم تعد الأمور كالمعتاد بالنسبة للاستبداد والظلم هناك حاجة ماسة لمعاهدة قوية بشأن الاتجار في الأسلحة، مع تزايد الدلائل على عجز مجلس الأمن الدولي عن تحقيق غرض المعاهدة. بمناسبة إصدار التقرير السنوي الخمسين لمنظمة العفو الدولية عن حالة حقوق الإنسان في العالم، دعت المنظمة إلى اعتماد معاهدة قوية بشأن الاتجار في الأسلحة في وقت لاحق من العام الحالياقرأ المزيد » Media Node:  Dera'a bread protest Twitter Tag:  AIR2012 Story Location:  United Kingdom 51° 31' 5.1996" N, 0° 2' 23.37" W See map: Google Maps “لقد امتد تقاعس القادة إلى شتى دول العالم خلال العام الماضي، إذ كان السياسيون المسؤولون يواجهون الاحتجاجات بالوحشية أو باللامبالاة. ويتعين على الحكومات أن تبرهن على شرعية وجودها في موقع القيادة، وأن ترفض الظلم، وذلك بحماية المستضعفين والحد من نفوذ الأقوياء” Source:  سليل شيتي، الأمين العام لمنظمة العفو الدولية Date:  Thu, 24/05/2012 URL:  Amnesty International Report 2012 Description:  View the entire report URL:  Facts and figures Description:  Infographic

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