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North Korea jail camps 'growing'

Wednesday, May 04, 2011 - 01:18

May 4 - Amnesty International says new satellite images show North Korean camps for political prisoners have expanded. Paul Chapman reports.

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Amnesty International estimates North Korean was holding 200000. People in political prison camps. And the Human Rights Campaign group says satellite's images it commission chaired the camps of expanded in the -- -- he has. Most of the camps or. Called them total control zones and the people who were there are kept there for life almost always without any proper trials. Frequently. Family members are incarcerated detains. Simply because somebody else in the family did something offensive. -- -- you survived three years and you -- prison camp he says many if it's been a detainee sticky -- through it. The main reason for the deaths was malnutrition. With such poorly prepared food people couldn't stand the hot sleeper and died. News like Joan who survived the ordeal say they suffered conditions clues to slavery torture and have witnessed executions. Amnesty International -- -- North Korea to lose its prison camps and release political race that's. -- --

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North Korea jail camps 'growing'

Wednesday, May 04, 2011 - 01:18