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October 18, 2020
North Korea detention like the ‘dark ages’, report says
Source: Financial Times
Journalist Edward White
North Korea’s pretrial detention system is rife with forced labour, sexual abuse and filthy prison conditions, according to testimony obtained by Human Rights Watch.
The new allegations of rights abuses returns to the fore questions about whether the US and South Korea can hold Kim Jong Un to account for crimes in his country while also convincing the 36-year-old dictator to abandon his nuclear weapons.
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