» 08/09/2005, 00.00
SOUTH KOREA - NORTH KOREA
Human rights violations in North Korea: death sentences, forced abortions, death by starvation
Pyongyang: Christian executed in public for distributing Bibles
South Korean human rights activists say the woman was executed because she distributed copies of the Bible and was a spy of Seoul and Washington. Her parents, husband and children are locked up in a camp for political prisoners. The North Korean regime declares "war on religion”.
30/07/2004 NORTH KOREA - SOUTH KOREA
Pyongyang accuses Seoul of "kidnapping" defectors from North
Kim Jong-il sentences official to death for failed currency reform
Pak Nam-gi, a 77-year-old technocrat, was charged with “deliberately ruining the national economy”. Sacked in January, he was executed last week. He served as scapegoat for the failed currency reform promoted by Kim Jong-il.
05/12/2003 North Korea - South Korea
A new protestant church and greenhouse under construction in Pyongyang
World Food Program: humanitarian crisis in North Korea
Among the areas most affected are rural areas of the north. The WFP projects cover for only 15% of the real needs of the population. Pyongyang has banned aid from the United States. Caritas Korea among the few organizations that has never stopped flow of aid to the North.
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