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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    US citizen Kenneth Bae sent back to labour camp after hospital treatment

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 04:34pm by AFP

    ... citizen back in labour camp North Korea has moved imprisoned US citizen Kenneth Bae from hospital and back to a labour camp, which could complicate efforts to win his release. In an interview ... to topple the government. "The Department of State has learned that the DPRK [North Korea] transferred Mr Bae from a hospital to a labour camp, a development with which we are deeply ...

  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea prison camp survivor Shin Dong-hyuk awaits UN report with scepticism

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 08:57pm by Reuters

    ... the independent inquiry, said after preliminary findings last year that inmates in North Korea’s prison camps suffered “unspeakable atrocities”, comparable with Nazi abuses uncovered after the second ... to resolve the issue” said Shin Dong-hyuk, a North Korean defector who has given the UN panel harrowing accounts of his life and escape from a prison camp. As a 13-year-old, he informed a prison ...

  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    ‘Rape and torture’ in growing North Korea prison camp revealed by former guard

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 01:51pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Amnesty International says signs that largest North Korea gulag is expanding Satellite images of one of North Korea’s largest political prison camps suggests ... included rare testimony from a former camp guard, as well as from former inmates about the brutality prevalent in the prison system. “For Amnesty International, which has been investigating human ...

  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Former North Korean prison camp inmate tells of horrors

    Posted Aug 22nd 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... The New York Times in Seoul Former inmate tells of camp horrors Shin Dong-hyuk said his earliest memory of life in a North Korean prison camp was the public execution that inmates were ... anything," said Shin, 31, who escaped in 2005. "We were expendables they were keeping as beasts of labour, to get the most out of us before we die." We took their beating and starved when ...

  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea sentences South Korean 'spy' to hard labour for life

    Posted May 31st 2014, 08:53am by AFP

    ... a South Korean missionary to hard labour for life after accusing him of espionage and setting up an underground church, state media said yesterday, the latest Christian preacher to run ... unauthorised activities are subject to immediate arrest. Instead of facing execution, Kim was sentenced to hard labour for life by the North's Supreme Court, the report said. North Korea ...

  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Arrested in North Korea, two American tourists to be put on trial

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 10:37am

    ... Another American, Kenneth Bae, a Christian missionary who had been arrested in November 2012, was convicted and sentenced to 15 years hard labour last year. Pyongyang has detained a number of US ...

  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea rejects talks on South Korean missionary sentenced to life

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 02:55pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul North Korea on Thursday rejected Seoul’s call for talks on the fate of a South Korean missionary sentenced to hard labour for life for allegedly spying ... the South’s unification ministry said in a statement. The North has ignored Seoul’s repeated calls to free the missionary, and sentenced him to hard labour for life on charges of espionage, running ...

  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    UN not taken seriously by North Korea, says defector Shin Dong-hyuk

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 09:56pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Defector who grew up in labour camp will work with world body on human rights in North Korea, but doubts it will have any impact Pyongyang 'doesn't take ... in a North Korean labour camp to escape to the West, said yesterday in Tokyo. "The horrible state that is North Korea does not take the UN seriously and history shows us that the organisation ...

  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Adventure-loving US father-of-three named as detainee in Pyongyang

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 10:56pm by Reuters

    ... North Korea is also holding Kenneth Bae, a Korean-American missionary sentenced to 15 years of hard labour on charges of trying to use religion to overthrow its political system. ...

  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea detains US tourist; three now in custody

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 11:49am by Reuters

    ... asylum, KCNA said in April. Bae was arrested in 2012 and has been sentenced to 15 years’ hard labour on charges of state subversion. His family says he suffers from a variety of health issues, ...




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