Crackdown filling North Korean prisons with defectors

From the article: “North Korea‘s prison population has swelled with those caught fleeing the country under a crackdown on defections by young leader Kim Jong Un, according to defectors living in South Korea and researchers who study Pyongyang’s notorious network of labor camps and detention centers.”

And what might prison in N. Korea be like, you ask?  Rehabilitative programs and reentry training?

They were blindfolded each day and forced to clear land for agriculture, he said. If they refused, they were beaten.

“I couldn’t even tell whether I was alive,” Park said. “We were provided five pieces of potato a day, each about the size of a fingernail.”

Not so much.

Read more here.

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