Start A Petition

Horror of North Korean Prison Camps Exposed at UN Panel Hearing

World  (tags: North Korea, torture, world, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', UnitedNations, humanrights, government, freedoms, news )

- 1766 days ago -
Public executions and torture are daily occurrences in North Korea's prisons, according to dramatic testimony from former inmates at a UN Commission of Inquiry that opened in South Korea's capital on Tuesday.

Select names from your address book   |   Help

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.


Mari 's (1356)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 3:12 am
Monsters are real!!!

Past Member (0)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 3:59 am
Noted, one way to reduce prison poplations.

Ben O (152)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 7:17 am
I know one thing; -I am VERY grateful for not living in that freaking country!

Theodore Shayne (56)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 9:48 am
These are all bad but this article doesn't go far enough in illustrating how monstrous the regime actually is. It does not mention the deliberate testing of chemical and biological entities on those incarcerated. I'm fairly sure it doesn't mention the intense beatings or the rapes that also occur.
It does not mention the fact that the majority of North Koreans who don't belong to the military or the political cadre receive little of anything in the way of food. The millions of tons of rice and food supplements from China are kept for the N. Korean elite and their supporters. Pyong Yang is a modern city. The rest of the country is a shambles. Idolatry of ideology indeed Mr. Cockburn.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 10:09 am
Pitiful. Thx Cal

Winnie A (179)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 12:52 pm
Disgusting and despicable.

Madhu Pillai (22)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 2:26 pm

Sheila D (194)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 7:08 pm
Noted with sadness. Thank you.

. (0)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 7:18 am
Disgusting and sad. Thanks for sharing, Cal.

Caroline S (78)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 9:23 am
Epouvantable }:*-((

Caroline S (78)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 9:23 am
Epouvantable }:*-((

Robert K (31)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 1:42 pm
Who's running the place? Kim Il Bush?

Helen Porter (39)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 2:32 pm
Our precious Mother Earth vomits horror!

Roger G (154)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 4:19 pm
noted, thanks

Marija M (29)
Friday August 23, 2013, 1:59 pm
very sad, thank you

Melania P (122)
Sunday August 25, 2013, 10:32 am
Koreans.... They seem to hate people and animals. We wouldn't miss them if they all died.
Or, log in with your
Facebook account:
Please add your comment: (plain text only please. Allowable HTML: <a>)

Track Comments: Notify me with a personal message when other people comment on this story

Loading Noted By...Please Wait


butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Most Active Today in World

Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of or its affiliates.

New to Care2? Start Here.