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Escape from Camp 14

Escape from Camp 14 is the story of Shin Dong-hyuk, the only person born in a North Korean slave labor camp to escape, doing so at the age of 23 in 2005. Shin’s life is testament to the putrid essence of that militarized, state-capitalist totalitarian society. Continue reading

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Kim dynasty drags on

From the January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: World in View Kim dynasty drags on by Gerry Emmett The body of late North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il will be placed on display in Pyongyang, beside that of his father … Continue reading

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