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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Why some Americans are strangely drawn to enter North Korea

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 06:02am by AP

    ... reportedly been drinking with a friend in 1996 when he decided to swim naked across the Yalu River between China and the North. Hunziker, who was released after about three months, had drug, alcohol ... hand, American missionary Robert Park walked into North Korea on Christmas Day 2009 to draw attention to human rights abuses and to call for the resignation of then-leader Kim Jong-il. Park ...

  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    American with 'ambition to experience North Korea prison' given six years of hard labour

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 05:34pm by AP

    ... Commission on Inquiry into the North's rights record detailed a wide range of systemic abuses including murder, enslavement and torture. Additional reporting by Agence France-Presse ...

  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korean bank official 'linked to state slush funds seeks asylum and flees with US$5 million'

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 12:02pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... in weapons, drugs and counterfeit currency. ...

  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea hits out at UN meeting over its human rights abuses

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 05:35pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Pyongyang lashes out over UN report detailing human rights abuses in North Korea, saying the US and West should 'mind their own business' North ... abuses. Michael Kirby – the head of a special UN inquiry into North Korean rights abuses – had told Thursday’s get-together convened by Australia, France and the United States that “perpetrators ...

  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Beijing will fight proposed UN court action over North Korean abuses

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 11:06pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing China says talks, not international court, the way to deal with crimes-against-humanity claims Beijing to oppose UN legal case on N Korean abuses China said ... States, Japan and the member states of the EU". Jared Genser, an international human rights lawyer and an expert on North Korean abuses, said: "It is exciting but also risky ...

  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    UN inquiry head wept over North Korea abuse stories

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 09:26pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Tales of abuse in N Korea bring UN envoy to tears The head of a UN inquiry into North Korea rights abuses said he was reduced to tears by witness accounts of people who fled the hardline state. Michael Kirby, a veteran Australian high-court judge, said this week the treatment of women returned to North Korea after already being abused in China had ...

  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    South Korean NGO publishes details of Pyongyang's human rights abusers

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 05:34pm by Audrey Yoo

    ... Audrey Yoo audrey.yoo@scmp.com South Korean NGO warns Pyongyang of potential day of reckoning when two Koreas unite Alleged N Korean rights abusers named by NGO A non-governmental organisation in South Korea released a booklet on Wednesday containing the personal details of North Korean human rights abusers to warn Pyongyang of a potential day of reckoning when the two Koreas ...

  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Dennis Rodman claims North Korea leader Kim Jong-un didn't execute his uncle

    Posted May 06th 2014, 11:24am by Agence France-Presse

    ... abuses and repression. Rodman said Kim wants to hold discussions with President Barack Obama and has told him the North has nuclear weapons because it is a small country that has to defend ...

  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korean No 2 Choe Ryong-hae replaced by Kim’s protector

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 10:42pm by AFP

    ... States within range. Additional reporting by Agence France-Presse   Stop violating human rights, UN diplomats tell North Korea North Korea must act immediately to halt a litany of abuses ... violations" detailed in the report, which documented grave abuses in the country, including extrajudicial killings, torture and sexual violence. "We note with concern that … human rights ...

  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea holds live-fire drill on maritime border as Seoul vows ‘strong’ response

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 10:17am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... with the United States in late February. The North was also angered by a UN report detailing Pyongyang’s record of systematic human rights abuses and by the UN Security Council’s criticism after ...




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