Friday, January 25, 2013

There Is Evil In The World

Guard houses and burial grounds have been identified in this image of Camp 22 where 50,000 are believed to be imprisoned

The Secret Horror Of North Korean Prison Camps... And How Google Earth Has Helped To Unmask Them -- Daily Mail

* The freely available application is being used to map out the hidden camps
* More than 200,000 people are believed to be imprisoned in the network
* Human rights activists say images could help build pressure to close them
* Inmates forced to eat rats and even pick through faeces in bid for survival

The secret network of North Korean prison camps are being mapped out in unprecedented detail thanks to Google Earth.

The freely available application is being utilised by human rights activists to unmask the scale of the forced labour camps where more than 200,000 people are imprisoned.

Amnesty International is among the organisations that have praised the use of Google Earth in helping to reveal the truth in one of the world's most secretive states.

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My Comment: Documenting crimes against humanity are always important .... kudos to Google for making it more easier.

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