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Press Reaction to IBA Report and Inquiry on North Korean Political Prisons

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Listed below are the reactions of various news outlets regarding the findings of the IBA Report and Inquiry into the existence and operation of political prisons in North Korea. https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/north-koreas-prisons-are-as-bad-as-nazi-camps-says-judge-who-survived-auschwitz/2017/12/11/7e79beea-ddc4-11e7-b2e9-8c636f076c76_story.html?utm_term=.bdba57d2feed http://time.com/5060144/north-korea-political-prisons/ https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/north-korean-prisons-nazi-camps_us_5a2fad6ce4b0461754330e3d http://www.newsweek.com/kim-jong-uns-brutal-regime-north-korea-worse-nazi-concentration-camps-human-745032 https://www.vox.com/world/2017/12/12/16766854/north-korea-prison-camp-report-nazi https://www.nbcnews.com/news/north-korea/north-korean-gulags-terrible-or-even-worse-nazi-camps-auschwitz-n828751 http://theweek.com/speedreads/742861/auschwitz-survivor-deems-north-korean-camps-worse-than-nazi-concentration-camps https://forward.com/fast-forward/389835/holocaust-survivor-north-koreas-prisons-camps-even-worse-than-auschwitz/   Image source: famouswonders.com    

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IBA News Release – North Korea: Inquiry finds Kim Jong-un should be investigated and prosecuted for crimes against humanity

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Warning: graphic information in this report may upset some readers A new report, authored by three internationally renowned judges – Navanethem ‘Navi’ Pillay, Thomas Buergenthal and Mark B Harmon – under the auspices of the International Bar Association (IBA) War Crimes Committee, calls on the international community to vest in the International Criminal Court (ICC) or… Read more »

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The Trial of HDP Co-Chair Selahattin Demirtas

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Blog post from International Trial Observer and Barrister Margaret Owen (pictured) 7th December 2017 Another icy grey morning in Ankara, and we international observers again pile into two coaches, and then into the crowded buses for the drive to Sincan Prison Complex. On the way we discuss what we predict will happen this day, when… Read more »