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We read about atrocities by the Germans during World War II, about the Balkans in the 1990s, about Saddam Hussein, but we forget that those same atrocities are happening today, right now, in North Korea.

Hundreds of thousands of people are imprisoned in hard labor camps; their only crime was disagreement with the regime. Imagine being one of these prisoners, taken away from your family in the dead of night, never to be seen again, working in quarries or mines, every day, every waking hour of the day, chronically malnourished, with no communication with the outside world. No help, no hope, no end.

The regime is kept up now by the boy president Kim Jong Un and the world is standing by and watching.

From an article in The Economist:

IN LABOUR camps across its remote northern reaches, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea detains an estimated 150,000-200,000 political prisoners. The regime claims to hold precisely none. Or rather, in the formulation of the late Kim Jong Il, punishing the enemies of the state protects the North Korean people’s human rights.

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