Flamethrower Execution, Death Camps and Famine: North Korea’s Gruesome Human Rights Abuses

Advocacy groups have said North Korea’s focus on defense and other systems that prop up the regime at the expense of food programs have led to this outcome. “Announcing cuts in food rations while Kim Jong Un and his regime parade expensive nuclear tipped missiles goes a long way towards explaining the horrific state of human rights in North Korea,” Robertson said.“Only a truly authoritarian regime like the DPRK, which keeps more than 100,000 people as enemies of the state working and dying in gulags in the mountains, can inspire the sort of fearful obedience required to divert scarce resources from food to weapons,” Robertson said.

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