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North Korea: Fears for forcibly returned North Koreans
28 February 2012

At least nine North Koreans have reportedly been forcibly returned from China to North Korea where they are at serious risk of arbitrary detention, torture ...

Urgent Action       ASA 24/002/2012

China: North Koreans facing forcible return
15 February 2012

The Chinese authorities are preparing to forcibly return at least 21 people to North Korea, where they would be at serious risk of torture and other ill- ...

Urgent Action       ASA 17/006/2012

China urged to avoid forced repatriation of 21 North Koreans ...
14 February 2012

Some 21 North Koreans in China face expulsion to North Korea after being caught illegally in the country.

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Amnesty International | China urged to avoid forced ...
14 February 2012

A group of 21 North Koreans must not be forcibly repatriated by the Chinese government, Amnesty International said amid reports they are being held ...

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North Korea: Prisoner amnesty
31 January 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL MEDIA ADVISORY. AI index: ASA 24/001/2012 31 January 2012. North Korea: Prisoner amnesty. ...

PressItem       ASA 24/001/2012

Wire, January/February 2012. Vol. 42, issue 01
1 January 2012

1) The Agenda 2) Up Front: Life after eviction: The young women of Njemanze 3) Death from the skies 4) A migrant's journey 5) Stand up for the rights ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/001/2012

North Korea: Kim Jong-il's death could be opportunity for ...
19 December 2011

Kim Jong-il has left millions of North Koreans mired in poverty, and hundreds of thousands of people detained in brutal prison camps.

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Amnesty International | North Korea: Kim Jong-il's death could ...
19 December 2011

The death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il and assumption of power by his son, Kim Jong-un, present an important opportunity for improving the ...

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Amnesty International urges members of the General ...
15 November 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 15 November 2011. AI Index: IOR 41/017/2011. Amnesty International ...

Public Statement       IOR 41/017/2011

North Korea: Yodok political prison camp: Letter Writing ...
10 November 2011

Call on the North Korean authorities to immediately close Yodok political prison camp, where an estimated 50000 men, women and children are currently ...

Document       ASA 24/002/2011