Wednesday, February 27, 2013

North Korea's Prison Camps Are Expanding Under Kim Jong-Un

Satellites Show North Korea's Prison Camps Expanding Under Kim Jong-Un -- The Atlantic

An analysis of satellite images suggests that at least one North Korean prison camp has been significantly expanded over the past decade, including since the death of former premier Kim Jong-Il. The analysis, conducted by the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK), focuses on Camp 25, tucked in the northeastern corner of the country.

Since 2003, HRNK has tracked the camp's slow, continuous growth. Thanks to the recent addition of such landmarks to Google Maps, it's easy to find: Chongjin Gulag, just outside of Ch'ongjin.

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My Comment: I guess many are not satisfied in North Korea on what the new leader is doing as he consolidates his power.

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