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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea softens fiery rhetoric with promise to send cheerleaders to South

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 10:14am

    ... in Busan, the 2003 University Games in Daegu and the 2005 Asian Athletics Championships in Incheon. At all three events, the North dispatched cheering squads, mostly comprised of young women ...

  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    US condemns 'ugly and disrespectful' North Korean racial slurs on Obama

    Posted May 09th 2014, 11:57pm by WASHPOST

    ... Korean women often cross into China looking for work;  if those women  become pregnant and are repatriated to  North Korea, they are subject to either forced abortions or infanticide. The UN said ...

  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Kim Jong-un's brother spotted in Jakarta months after 'beloved' uncle's execution

    Posted May 20th 2014, 02:33pm by AFP

    ... Kim Jong-nam was sighted at an Italian restaurant run by a Japanese businessman in Jakarta on May 4 with two women, cable news network YTN said. YTN quoted one of Kim’s friends as saying ...

  4. 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

    ... for me!’” Rodman said. The former power forward said Kim’s wife dresses more fashionably than other Korean women. She “likes Gucci, Versace. She dressed really cool,” Rodman said. The North Korean ...

  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

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

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

    ... made in a number of fields since its last review, which all 193 UN countries must undergo every four years. He pointed to new legislation to protect the rights of children, women ...

  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    UN report on North Korea a glimpse into a nightmare state

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 11:03pm

    ... and a veto-wielding member of the UN Security Council. The report chastised China for forcibly repatriating some North Korean refugees and for denying some 20,000 children born to North Korean women in China ... those regarding medical experiments in hospitals for the disabled. But it said it had clear evidence that chemicals were forced into women's vaginas to force abortions. For those outside ...

  7. 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

    ... of ‘servicing’ the officials, the women had to die because the secret could not get out. This happens at most of the political prison camps Former North Korean security guard The images analysed ... said he also witnessed prison officers strangling detainees and then beating them to death with wooden sticks. Prison officials frequently raped women inmates who were then killed, he said. ...

  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    UN inquiry head wept over North Korea abuse stories

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

    ... 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 ... and they should be considered for the follow up that will be required" by the UN system. All of the testimonies have been put online. The inquiry leader said women "figure very greatly ...

  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea issues photo of Kim Jong-un's uncle being detained as execution rumours abound

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 09:22am by Agencies and Kristine Kwok

    ... while having medical treatment abroad. The agency also said he had "improper relations with several women and was wined and dined in the back parlours of deluxe restaurants". ...

  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    UN envoy on sports diplomacy mission in North Korea

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... would include discussions about promoting sport for women, the disabled and the disadvantaged. Wilfried Lemke, Ban's special adviser on sport for development and peace, is making a four-day ... test in February. Lemke said his goal was to find out more about how sport is developing in North Korea. "I have some priorities: sport for women, sport for persons with a disability, ...




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