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The Democratic People's Republic of Korea is in an appalling condition. Not only are its civilians starved, but its armed forces are extremely short of food as well. Soldiers regularly steal food from farmers and even elite border guard troops need to invent ways of feeding themselves. When they began venturing across the border into China in order to thieve money ...
A United Nations Commission of Inquiry has called for the leaders of North Korea to be prosecuted at The Hague for crimes against humanity. Lord Alton of Liverpool has chaired a parliamentary committee on North Korea for 10 years. The COI report underlines and corroborates the witness statements about unspeakable cruelty that Lord Alton’s committee has heard. This ...
David Alton, Lord Alton of Liverpool
The brutal way in which North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un removed his uncle and second in command Jang Song-thaek raises questions about the stability of the country and whether the tenuous ties developed with China are all but gone.
THE WORLD is watching North Korea. But China is watching North Korea more closely. While t...