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Pyongyang arrests scores for "religious activities", questions 100 people who could end up in concentration camps
After a raid late last year, Kim Jong-un's regime has cracked down on North Koreans who have gone abroad and "met members of religions for the purpose of overthrowing the legitimate government." A source says the move is to "engender fear" in people.
10/11/2004 SOUTH KOREA NORTH KOREA
South Korean Buddhist monk travels to the North to rebuild temple
He is the first Buddhist religious man from the South to travel to the North since the Korean War.
18/08/2005 NORTH KOREA SOUTH KOREA
Archbishop of Seoul appeals for religious freedom in North Korea
Speaking before a congregation of 20,000 people, Mgr Cheong Jin-suk, Archbishop of Seoul and Apostolic Administrator for Pyŏngyang, calls for religious freedom in the North, key to the country's social development.
11/04/2005 NORTH KOREA VATICAN
N Koreans hold Mass for late Pope
19/04/2006 NORTH KOREA
Week of prayer for religious freedom in North Korea
The initiative was launched by the North Korea Freedom Coalition and backed by Open Doors, an NGO that published the evidence of a woman who survived the Stalinist regime of 'Dear Leader' Kim Jong-il.
10/06/2014 NORTH KOREA - CHINA
Korea, Kim jong-un unleashes crackdown on Christianity
Detention and repatriation for those with ties to the church in China. This outward expansion from the border region is a reflection of the regime's determination to deal with the possibility of mass desertions and thwart the potential of ideological unrest.
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