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South Korean Missionary ‘Confesses’ to Spying – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaA South Korean Christian missionary confessed Thursday to trying to overthrow the North Korean government at the behest of Seoul. Kim Jung Wook is at least the third Christian evangelist being detained by North Korea, which views unauthorized religious …SKorean Missionary Jailed in North Seeks MercyABC NewsWest is poisoning North Korea, says Kim […]

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North Korean ship enters South Korean waters, Seoul says – Fox News

Fox NewsSEOUL – South Korea said Tuesday a North Korean warship strayed into South Korean waters late Monday, in the first reported maritime incursion of 2014. South Korean Defense Ministry spokesman Kim Min-seok said a 420 metric-ton vessel made three …S. Korea’s Park seeks to reboot unification driveSin Chew Jit PohSouth Korea’s Park forms special […]

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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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Pyongyang’s gulags stuff of Nazis: Kirby – The Australian

The AustralianNORTH Korea runs a vast torture and extermination apparatus whose human rights abuses are comparable to those of the Nazis. That’s the finding of a UN Commission of Inquiry into North Korea, which recommended yesterday that the country’s dictator and …Life in a North Korean Labor Camp: ‘No Thinking … Just Fear’NBCNews.comUN probe demands […]

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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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North Korea atrocities exposed, but what next? – AFP

AFPSeoul — Defectors and activists welcomed Tuesday a UN-mandated inquiry’s searing indictment of gross human rights abuses in North Korea, but analysts questioned the international community’s ability to act on its recommendations. Pyongyang’s grim …UN letter to North Korean leader warns on-accountability for ‘crimes against …Toronto StarUN outlines litany of crimes by the North Korean […]

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UN Urges Probe Into ‘Atrocious’ N. Korean Crimes – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaSEOUL — A new United Nations report accuses North Korea of “unspeakable atrocities,” many of which amount to crimes against humanity. The U.N. Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in North Korea is calling for an international tribunal to investigate …‘Abundant evidence’ of crimes against humanity in North Korea, panel saysCNN InternationalNorth Korea’s […]

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UN Report: North Korea Committing Crimes Against Humanity – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaA U.N. human rights inquiry has concluded North Korea is committing “unspeakable atrocities” against its people. The U.N.-mandated report says the North Korean government, with policies set at the “highest level of state,” has engaged in crimes against …UN’s North Korea report: Main findingsBBC News‘Abundant evidence’ of crimes against humanity in North Korea, […]

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UN documents North Korean torture chambers, prison camps … and luxury goods – Reuters

ReutersGENEVA Feb 17(Reuters) – United Nations human rights investigators on Monday issued a damning report cataloguing massive human rights violations in North Korea that they said amount to crimes of humanity which should be brought to the International …North Korean human rights abuses systematic and unparalleled, says UNThe GuardianUN N. Korea Report Details AtrocitiesVoice of […]

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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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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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Around the world in 180 characters – USA TODAY

USA TODAYEvery weekend USA TODAY takes a bite-sized look in approximately 180 characters per item at the past week’s top stories from around the world. Faxing times. Ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea, where he hopes to bring NBA players for an …‘Hundreds’ of Jang’s relatives sent to gulags by North Korean regimeTelegraph.co.uk‘It’s […]

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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 […]