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Human Rights in Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Amnesty International  Report 2013


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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

The Wire, August/September 2011. Vol. 41, issue 04
1 August 2011

1) Stubborn, Irritating, Outrageous 2) Women in Nicaragua need your voice, your action, your solidarity; 'We all have a role in the changing world' 3) Stand ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/004/2011

End horror of North Korean political prison camps | Amnesty ...
4 May 2011

Yodok political prison camp must be closed, to stop the appalling, systematic and widespread human rights abuses that take place.

Action Document      

North Korea: Political Prison Camps
3 May 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. Media Briefing. AI index: ASA 24/001/2011. Under Strict Embargo: 19.00 GMT on 3 May 2011,. ...

PressItem       ASA 24/001/2011

Images reveal scale of North Korean political prison camps ...
3 May 2011

Satellite imagery and new testimony sheds light on the horrific conditions in North Korea's network of political prison camps, which hold an estimated ...

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UN General Assembly's Third Committee session produces ...
24 November 2010

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI index: IOR 41/035/2010. 24 November 2010. UN General Assembly's ...

Public Statement       IOR 41/035/2010

North Korea: Implementing recommendations to improve ...
4 October 2010

In this open letter Amnesty International calls on the North Korean authorities to specify to the UN Human Rights Council which recommendations it supports ...

Open Letter       ASA 24/007/2010

North Korea: Elderly prisoner's life at risk in North Korea ...
19 August 2010

An 84-year-old man, Jeong Sang-un, is believed to be detained in a political prison camp in North Korea after he was forcibly returned by the Chinese ...

Urgent Action       ASA 24/006/2010

Starving North Koreans forced to survive on diet of grass and ...
15 July 2010

Crippling food shortages exacerbated by government policies in North Korea have caused widespread illness as thousands are forced to survive on ...

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North Korea's crumbling health system in dire need of aid ...
15 July 2010

Amputation and other major surgeries carried out without anaesthesia are just one indication of the dire state of North Korea's healthcare system.

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