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December 19, 2011
Kim Jong-il has left millions of North Koreans mired in poverty,  and hundreds of thousands of people detained in brutal prison camps.
June 1, 2011

An estimated 200,000 people are believed to be imprisoned in North Korea's prison camps. North Korea denies they exist.

Amnesty in the News
May 5, 2011
The New York Times

"New satellite images and firsthand accounts... have confirmed the enormous scale and bleak conditions of the penal system."

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