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
Tanchon concentration camp
Location of Tanchon camp in North KoreaKyo-hwa-so No. 77 Tanchon is a "reeducation camp" with ca. 6,000 prisoners near Tanchon in South Hamgyong province, North Korea.
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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 ...
Hanvoice
HanVoice is a Canadian-based human rights organization established in 2007 to assist North Korean refugees. The organization's name is derived from the word "han(한)", which in the Korean language mean...
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,...
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...
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...
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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Kippumjo
The Kippumjo or Gippeumjo (translated variously as Pleasure Group, Pleasure Groups, Pleasure Squad, Pleasure Brigade, Joy Brigade, or Joy Division) is an alleged collection of groups of approximately ...
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Seoul Train
Seoul Train is a 2004 documentary film that deals with the dangerous journeys of North Korean defectors fleeing through or to China. These journeys are both dangerous and daring, since if caught, the...
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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...
Territorial Abbey of Tokwon
Tokwon Abbey was a Benedictine monastery of the Congregation of Missionary Benedictines of Saint Ottilien, located near the town of Wonsan in what is now North Korea. Originally founded as a monastic ...