North Korea

Human Rights in Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Amnesty International  Report 2013


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General Assembly wraps up human rights agenda: Adopts ...
21 December 2006

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. Public Statement. AI Index: IOR 41/033/2006 (Public). News Service No: 329. 21 December 2006. ...

Press Release       IOR 41/033/2006

North Korea: Human rights concerns
24 November 2006

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. Media Briefing. AI Index: ASA 24/002/2006 (Public). News Service No: 302. 24 November 2006. ...

Press Release       ASA 24/002/2006

World Cup statistics (WEB TEXT)
8 June 2006

With the football World Cup starting this week, we have a different set of statistics: violence against women is being played out in battlefields, bedrooms ...

Report       ACT 77/010/2006

North Korea: "Disappearance"/fear of torture/fear of death ...
14 September 2005

Kang Gun fled North Korea in 2000 and became a South Korean citizen. He is now believed to have been abducted by North Korean agents in China ...

Urgent Action       ASA 24/003/2005

Human rights for human dignity : A primer on economic, social ...
31 August 2005

This primer outlines some of the key features of economic, social and cultural rights, as Amnesty International joins local communities and activists worldwide ...

Report       POL 34/009/2005

North Korea: Briefing on present situation
27 July 2005

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. Media Advisory. AI Index: ASA 24/002/2005 (Public). News Service No: 203. 28 July 2005. North ...

Press Release       ASA 24/002/2005

North Korea: Fear of torture/fear of death penalty
23 December 2004

North Korean national Park Yong-chol was recently found to have been forcibly returned, in secret, from China in October 2004. There has been no news ...

Urgent Action       ASA 24/007/2004

North Korea: Fear of Torture / Ill-treatment
19 November 2004

Three members of the same family, imprisoned for leaving North Korea without authorization, are reportedly at imminent risk of transfer to one of the country's ...

Urgent Action       ASA 24/002/2004

Republic of Korea (South Korea): Open Letter to all Leaders of ...
12 October 2004

In his letter, Amnesty International urges the leaders of the political parties and members of the 17th National Assembly to repeal or review fundamentally ...

Report       ASA 25/009/2004

North Korea: Further information on Suffering in silence
25 April 2004

Amnesty International AI Index : ASA 24/006/2004. 26 April 2004. [WA 03/2004 – North Korea web action closing text]. Thank ...

Action Document       ASA 24/006/2004