North Korea

Human Rights in Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Amnesty International  Report 2013


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North Korea: Freedom of movement, opinion and expression ...
2 August 2009

Thousands of North Koreans illegally cross the border into China every year. If caught by the Chinese authorities and forcibly returned, they face detention ...

Document       ASA 24/002/2009

North Korea: Torture, death penalty and abductions ...
2 August 2009

North Korea: Torture, death penalty and abductions - Information sheet

Document       ASA 24/003/2009

North Korea: Freedom of movement, opinion and expression ...
2 August 2009

North Korea: Freedom of movement, opinion and expression - Information sheet

Document       ASA 24/002/2009

North Korea: Torture: Yu Seong-jin (m)
26 June 2009

South Korean national Yu Seong-jin was arrested on 30 March 2009 at the Kaeseong Industrial Complex in North Korea, where he was working. He ...

Urgent Action       ASA 24/009/2009

Amnesty International | North Korea: US journalists' conviction ...
8 June 2009

The North Korean government should immediately release two US journalists, Laura Ling and Euna Lee, who were sentenced to 12 years imprisonment ...

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Democratic People's Republic of Korea: Submission to the UN ...
20 April 2009

20 April 2009 Public. amnesty international. Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review. ...

Document       ASA 24/008/2009

Amnesty International | North Korea: Amnesty International ...
1 April 2009

Amnesty International today called on the North Korean government to release two US journalists held at a detention facility in Pyongyang, unless it can ...

Press Release      

Annual Report 2008 – Enforced Disappearance Update ...
28 August 2008

This document includes extracts from the Annual Report 2008 about enforced disappearances in Algeria; Bosnia & Herzegovina; Chad; Colombia; El ...

Document       POL 36/003/2008

Asia Pacific: Enforced disappearances in the Asia Pacific ...
28 August 2008

Asia Pacific. Enforced disappearances in the Asia Pacific region must end. The Day of the Disappeared, held on August ...

Report       ASA 01/010/2008

Secrecy surrounds death penalty | Amnesty International
15 April 2008

At least 1200 people were executed in 2007 and many more were killedby the state, in secret, in countries including China, Mongolia andViet Nam.

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