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Report of the Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

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The Report


Report of the commission of inquiry on human
rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of
Korea -­ A/HRC/25/63


36 pages

English

 

 

Report of the detailed findings of the
commission of inquiry on human rights in the
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea -­
A/HRC/25/CRP.1


372 pages

 English 


Media Outreach


North Korea: UN Commission documents wide-ranging and ongoing crimes against humanity, urges referral to ICC

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Report of Commission of Inquiry on Democratic
People's Republic of Korea to go public on 17
February
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Rolando Gómez: +41 22 917 9711, rgomez@ohchr.org
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Rupert Colville: +41 22 917 9767, rcolville@ohchr.org
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Cécile Pouilly: +41 22 917 9310, cpouilly@ohchr.org


Questions & Answers


 

Questions and Answers on the Report of the United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
17 February 2014

English

Background information


Biographies of the Commissioners:

Marzuki Darusman (Indonesia)
Sonja Biserko (Serbia)
About the Commission of Inquiry
Commission of Inquiry Mandate

Satellite images


Satellite images of currently existing political prison camps (kwanliso) in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea -­ -­ 28 January 2014

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Expansion area adjacent to Political Prison Camp No.14 (potential residual detention complex of PoliticalPrison Camp No. 18)

Expansion area adjacent to Political Prison Camp No. 14 (potential residual detention complex of Political Prison Camp No. 18)
Political Prison Camp No. 14, Kaechon County, South
Pyongang – Prisoner Housing

Analysis courtesy of the U.S. Committee for Human Rights
in North Korea / © Google Earth
Expansion area adjacent to Political Prison Camp No.
14 (potential residual detention complex of Political
Prison Camp No. 18)

Analysis courtesy of Amnesty International/ © Digital Globe  
 

Political Prison Camp No. 15, Yodok, South Pyongan –Overview Analysis courtesy of Amnesty International / © Digital Globe

Political Prison Camp No. 16, Myonggan, NorthHamgyong – main administrative areaAnalysis courtesy of Amnesty International /
Political Prison Camp No. 25, Chongjin, North Hamgyong Province Analysis courtesy of the U.S. Committee for Human Rightsin Nor
Political Prison Camp No. 15, Yodok, South Pyongan
Overview
Analysis courtesy of Amnesty International / © Digital Globe
Political Prison Camp No. 16, Myonggan, North
Hamgyong – main administrative area
Analysis courtesy of Amnesty International / © Digital Globe
Political Prison Camp No. 25, Chongjin, North Hamgyong Province
Analysis courtesy of the U.S. Committee for Human Rights in North Korea © Digital Globe

Map


Location of political prison camps (kwanliso) and ordinary prison camps (kyohwaso)
in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Location of political prison camps (kwanliso) and ordinary prison camps (kyohwaso)
in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
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Photos


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Public Hearings held in Tokyo by the 
Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights 
in the Democratic People's
Republic of Korea
© OHCHR
Public Hearings held in Tokyo by the Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
© OHCHR


Videos

Human Rights in North Korea: Excerpts from the Public Hearings of the Commission of Inquiry (23mins)

Public Hearings (Programs, Videos, Transcripts)

The Commission of Inquiry conducted Public Hearings in Seoul (20-24 August 2013), Tokyo (29-30 August 2013), London (23 October 2013) and Washington, D.C. (30-31 October 2013) during which almost 80 victims and witnesses of human rights violations as well as experts provided testimony on the human rights situation in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. 

Graphic illustrations

Drawings by Kwon Hyo Jin, Submitted to COI by former prisoner Mr Kim Kwang-il

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Drawings by former prisioner 1

Drawings by former prisioner 2
Drawings by former prisioner 3
Drawings by former prisioner 4
Drawings by former prisioner 5
Drawings by former prisioner 6
Drawings by former prisioner 7
Drawings by former prisioner 8
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