|[Published: Monday October 19 2020]
Torture and starvation reported in North Korean jails
NEW YORK, 19 Oct. - (ANA) - Detainees held on remand in North Korea are subjected to ritual torture, humiliation and sexual assault by a criminal justice system that considers them “less than an animal”, according to a report.
Human Rights Watch said: “Prisoners literally waste away from lack of food unless they can bribe guards to have their families send food.” - (ANA) -
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