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

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Introductory Text

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

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For additional translations (Korean, Japanese), please see the website of OHCHR (Seoul).

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

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For additional translations (Korean, Japanese), please see the website of OHCHR (Seoul).

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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For further information about the Commission of Inquiry, please contact:
Rolando Gómez: +41 22 917 9711, rgomez@ohchr.org
Cédric Sapey: +41 22 917 9695, csapey@ohchr.org
Rupert Colville: +41 22 917 9767, rcolville@ohchr.org
Ravina Shamdasani: +41 22 917 9169, rshamdasani@ohchr.org
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

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Background Information

Infographics

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) 


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)  

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. 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. 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 Rightsin Nor 

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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Web Map

Map of Eritrea

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

 

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 


© Kwon Hyo Jin
 
Drawings by former prisioner 2 

© Kwon Hyo Jin
 
Drawings by former prisioner 3 

© Kwon Hyo Jin
 
Drawings by former prisioner 4 

© Kwon Hyo Jin
 
Drawings by former prisioner 5 

© Kwon Hyo Jin
 
Drawings by former prisioner 6 

© Kwon Hyo Jin
 
Drawings by former prisioner 7 

© Kwon Hyo Jin
 
Drawings by former prisioner 8 

© Kwon Hyo Jin
 

Public hearings

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. 

Witness testimony

Video

Secretariat and Contact

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