Sunday, September 30, 2012

Is North Korea Closing Camp 22?

North Korea's Most Notorious Secret Prison Reportedly Shut Down -- Business Insider

North Korea is thought to have as many as 200,000 prisoners in a secret political prison network, according to international experts, and the prisoners are said to be kept in brutal conditions.

However, there's some good news — NK News reports that one of the most largest and most notorious camps in that system has been shut down. A source told the website:

“Camp 22 in Hoiryeong was totally shut down in June. It was decided that it should be closed down after the warden who ran it and another officer ran away to China.”

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My Comment: As long as the system remains there will be other Camp 22s .... albeit with a different name. For more info on North Korea's gulags, go here.

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