North Korea

Human Rights in Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Amnesty International  Report 2013


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New satellite images show scale of North Korea's repressive ...
5 December 2013

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 ...

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North Korea: New satellite images show continued investment ...
5 December 2013

In October 2013, Amnesty International commissioned analysis of satellite images of political prison camp (kwanliso) 15 at Yodok in South Hamgyong ...

Report       ASA 24/010/2013

Amnesty International | New satellite images show scale of ...
5 December 2013

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 ...

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Democratic People's Republic of Korea: New leadership but ...
1 October 2013

In this submission, Amnesty International notes that North Korea failed to clarify its position on recommendations focused on the right to food, restrictions ...

Report       ASA 24/009/2013

North Korea: Two escapees returned to North Korea
2 September 2013

Two North Koreans, who are part of a family of five who fled the country, have been forcibly returned to North Korea where they are at serious risk of arbitrary ...

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Amnesty International | North Korea escalates border ...
21 June 2013

A North Korean government ministry's latest threat of harsh punishment against people leaving North Korea without permission renews concerns about ...

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North Korea escalates border crackdown | Amnesty ...
21 June 2013

A North Korean government ministry's latest threat of harsh punishment against people leaving North Korea without permission renews concerns about ...

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North Korea: Nine teenagers forcibly returned to N. Korea
31 May 2013

Nine North Korean teenagers have been forcibly returned to North Korea where they are at serious risk of arbitrary detention, torture and other ill-treatment ...

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Amnesty International | North Korea sentences US citizen to ...
2 May 2013

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 ...

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Q&A: North Korea's human rights crisis | Amnesty International
9 April 2013

As tensions escalate on the Korean peninsula, Amnesty International answers key human rights questions.

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