North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Photo: Reuters

Behind bars in North Korea: public executions and sexual violence are part of grim reality, UN says

  • Former detainees alleged ‘gross violations of the rights to life, liberty and security of the person’ perpetrated by security officers
  • Accounts documented by the UN human rights office also reveal ‘the prevalence of corruption’ in North Korea’s penal system
Topic |   North Korea

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Photo: Reuters
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