Human rights in North Korea
Human rights in North Korea are severely limited. International human rights organizations assess North Korea as a category of its own with no parallel in the contemporary world when it comes to human...
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Freedom of religion in North Korea
In North Korea, the Constitution provides for "freedom of religious belief"; the Democratic People's Republic of Korea is an atheist state. The US and South Korean governments are the main sources of ...
Eugenics
Eugenics (/juːˈdʒɛnɪks/; from Greek εὐγενής eugenes "well-born" from εὖ eu, "good, well" and γένος genos, "race, stock, kin") is the belief and practice which aims at improving the genetic quality of ...
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North Korean abductions of South Koreans
An estimated 84,532 South Koreans were taken to North Korea during the Korean War. In addition, South Korean statistics claim that, since the Korean Armistice in 1953, about 3,800 people have been abd...
North Korean abductions of Japanese
The abductions of Japanese citizens from Japan by agents of the North Korean government happened during a period of six years from 1977 to 1983. Although only 17 Japanese (eight men and nine women) ar...
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North Korean abductions of Japanese citizens
The abductions of Japanese citizens from Japan by agents of the North Korean government happened during a period of six years from 1977 to 1983. Although only 17 Japanese (eight men and nine women) ar...
North Korean abductions of Japanese citizens - Wikipedia
Dor Yeshorim
Dor Yeshorim (Hebrew: דור ישרים‎ - "upright generation", cf. Psalms 112:2), also called Committee for Prevention of Jewish Genetic Diseases, is an organization that offers genetic screening to m...
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Herman Lundborg
Herman Bernhard Lundborg (April 7, 1868, Väse in Värmland, Sweden - May 9, 1943, Östhammar in Uppland, Sweden) was a Swedish physician. He graduated in medicine at the Karolinska Institutet in 1895, a...
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U.S. Committee for Human Rights in North Korea
The Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK), formerly known as the U.S. Committee for Human Rights in North Korea, is a Washington D.C.-based non-governmental research organization that “seek...
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Shin (Korean name)
Shin is a Korean family name. It is cognate to the Chinese family names Shēn and Xin. According to the 2000 census in South Korea, there were 911,556 people carrying the Shin surname.
There are th...
Taehŭng concentration camp
The Taehŭng concentration camp is a North Korean prison camp for political dissidents and those who have committed economic crimes. It is located in the Kŏmdŏk district (chigu) of Tanch'ŏn-si, South H...
Onsong concentration camp
The Onsong concentration camp was an internment camp in North Korea. It housed approximately 15,000 political prisoners and was located in Changpyong, Onsong County, North Hamgyong. It was officially ...
Prisons in North Korea
Conditions inside prisons in North Korea are harsh and life-threatening. Prisoners are subject to torture and inhumane treatment. Public and secret executions of prisoners, even children, especially ...
North Korea Kidnapped My Daughter
North Korea Kidnapped My Daughter is a book by Japanese activist and Narkan founder Saike Yokota. The book is about her daughter, Megumi, who was kidnapped in 1977 at the age of 13, in an incident rel...
Censorship in North Korea
North Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of Korea) has a high degree of censorship and no de facto freedom of the press. Censorship in North Korea is very pervasive and strictly enforced by the g...
Vitit Muntarbhorn
Vitit Muntarbhorn is an international human rights expert and professor of law at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand.Muntarbhorn, born in November 1952, was educated at Oxford and Brussels,...
Shingo Nishimura
Shingo Nishimura (西村 真悟, Nishimura Shingo, born July 7, 1948) is a Japanese politician. Member of Party for Future Generations. Former member of Representative.
A native of Sakai, Osaka an...
Hoeryong reeducation camp
Location of Hoeryong camp in North KoreaKyo-hwa-so Hoeryong is a "reeducation camp" in Hoeryong, in North Hamgyong province of North Korea. It is not to be confused with Haengyong political prison cam...
Lee (Korean name)
Lee is the typical romanization of the common South Korean surname I ( 이) and North Korean surname Ri (리). The name is written identically to the Chinese name Li 李 in Hanja characters. It is the s...
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Chongjin concentration camp
Chongjin concentration camp (Hangeul: 청진 제25호 관리소, also spelled Ch'ŏngjin) is a labor camp in North Korea for political prisoners. The official name is Kwan-li-so (Penal-labor colony) No. 25. Satellit...