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Can China Teach North Korea to Play Nice? – Bloomberg

BloombergThe United Nations’ report on human rights in North Korea is a sickening document. It should give China’s leaders pause. Supporting the despicable regime of Kim Jong Un is not in their interests. North Korea’s chubby, basketball-loving leader invites …China says criticism of N Korea by UN unreasonableHindustan TimesWhat can United States do about North […]

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China Faults Report Citing North Korean Leader in Atrocities – New York Times

New York TimesHONG KONG — Chinese officials on Tuesday criticized a United Nations report that served notice to Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, that he may be personally held liable in court for crimes against humanity committed by state institutions and officials …‘Abundant evidence’ of crimes against humanity in North Korea, panel saysCNNPyongyang’s gulags […]

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Kim Jong-un warned he could face prosecution for ‘crimes against humanity’ – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukNorth Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, has been warned that he could face prosecution for crimes against humanity after a United Nations inquiry accused him of some of the worst human rights abuses since the Second World War. In some of the harshest …North Korea report: drawings reveal horrific scenes witnessed by former inmate …Sydney Morning […]

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North Korea report: drawings reveal horrific scenes witnessed by former inmate … – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldStories from inside North Korea. Mr Kim Kwang-il, 48, spent more than two years at a prison in North Korea where he was tortured, starved and witnessed the deaths of fellow inmates, a United Nations report reveals. The UN on Tuesday released a damning …UN report catalogs North Korean ‘crimes against humanity’Los Angeles […]

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UN Inquiry Finds North Korea’s Kim Should Face Rights Trial – Businessweek

BusinessweekNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center front, inspects the command of Korean People’s Army (KPA) Unit 534, in this undated photo released by North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on Jan. 12, 2014. Source: KNS/AFP/Getty Images.World must act on North Korea rights abuse, says UN reportBBC NewsUN report catalogs North Korean ‘crimes […]

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Rodman ‘sorry,’ unable to aid imprisoned missionary – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBEIJING – Former NBA star Dennis Rodman, the only foreigner with access to North Korea’s reclusive dictator Kim Jong Un, returned from Pyongyang Monday defending his controversial “basketball diplomacy” there. Americans and North Koreans “can …Rodman: Sorry I Couldn’t Help My Fellow AmericanTIMERodman Apologizes for Not Helping US Missionary Imprisoned in North KoreaVoice of […]

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Dennis Rodman apologizes for North Korea outburst, says he’d been drinking – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Former NBA star Dennis Rodman apologized Thursday for his much-criticized outburst about an American citizen imprisoned in North Korea, saying he was stressed out and had been drinking when he made the remarks on CNN. The eccentric …UPDATE 5-Rodman apologises for rant, heads to N.Korean ski resortReutersNorth Korea state TV shows Dennis Rodman […]

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Did Kim Jong-Un execute his uncle with ‘starving dogs’? – The Australian

The AustralianAFTER North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un declared his uncle to be “despicable human scum, worse than a dog,” a newspaper claims to have details of his horrific execution. Unlike previous executions of political prisoners which were carried out by firing …Is It Remotely Plausible That Kim Jong-un Had His Uncle Eaten By 120 Dogs?Houston […]

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North Korea’s Kim Jong Un lauds purge of executed uncle Jang Song Thaek – CNN

CNN(CNN) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Wednesday praised the recent purge of his uncle and former protector, saying it brought greater unity within the secretive, nuclear-armed state. “In the seething period of the effort for building a thriving country last …Kim Refers to Executed Uncle in SpeechWall Street JournalHappy New Year from […]

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N Korean leader Kim Jong-un hails execution of uncle – BBC News

BBC NewsNorth Korean leader Kim Jong-un has spoken of the “elimination of factionalist filth” in his first public reference to the execution of his once-powerful uncle last month. In a new year message broadcast on state TV, he said “resolute action” had strengthened …North Korea’s Kim Boasts of Unity Following Leadership PurgeVoice of AmericaNorth Korea: […]

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North Korea warns ‘war could break out without notice’ as Kim Jong-Un tells … – Daily Mail

Daily MailNorth Korea’s dictator Kim Jong-Un has warned that war could break out ‘without notice’ as he called on his military to be combat ready. The warning came a day after reports that satellite images appeared to show North Korea has started producing fuel rods …Rodman returns from North Korea without meeting leader KimThe Globe […]

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Dennis Rodman leaves North Korea without meeting Kim Jong Un – CNN

CNNBeijing (CNN) — Flamboyant former NBA star Dennis Rodman left North Korea without meeting the country’s leader Kim Jong Un but praised the local basketball players he trained there. “They are awesome,” Rodman told CNN while in transit at Beijing …Kim’s executed uncle may have lost business conflictThe Globe and MailNorth Korea purge: What lies […]

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Paddy Power hits slam-dunk low with North Korean stunt – Irish Times

Irish TimesUS basketball star Dennis Rodman speaks to North Korean basketball players in Pyongyang last Friday. Photograph: AP Photo/David Guttenfelder. Una Mullally. Topics: Debate; More Topics. Mon, Dec 23, 2013, 01:00. First published: Mon, Dec 23, 2013, 01: …North Korea Unveils More Kim Family StatuesWall Street Journal (blog)Kim Jong-un orders rounding up of people connected […]

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Defector calls on Dennis Rodman to make North Korean leader ‘hear the cries of … – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukThe only person born in a North Korean labour camp to have escaped to the West has written an impassioned open letter to Dennis Rodman, the former US basketball star, asking him to use his influence with Kim Jong-un to make him “hear the cries of his …Tragedy-stricken Kim Kyong-huiKorea TimesNo Sign of Purge for […]

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North Korea Commemorates Kim Jong Il’s Death Anniversary – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un led events commemorating the second anniversary of his father’s death, just days after the execution of the uncle who was thought to be his mentor and second in command. Mr. Kim joined other top military and political …Jang Song Thaek execution tests North Korea’s Kim, China’s patienceCBC.caN […]

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S. Korea voices deep concerns about Jang Song-Thaek’s execution – Xinhua

XinhuaSEOUL, Dec. 13 (Xinhua) — South Korea expressed deep concerns about a series of occurrences in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), including the execution of Jang Song-Thaek, uncle- in-law of DPRK leader Kim Jong Un, Seoul’s …Kim Jong Un’s Brutal North Korea: Where No Uncle Is SafeTIMEJang’s execution leaves China in delicate positionWashington […]