North Korea Deserves Unrelenting Attention for Unrelenting Atrocities
Shin Dong-Hyuk spoke in a calm monotone as he recounted how North Korean prison guards dangled him over a fire. Because he thought the guards would reward him, 14-year-old Shin told them about his mother and older brotherâ€™s plans to flee the prison camp. But instead of granting Shin his freedom, the guards tortured him and made him watch his two family membersâ€™ public execution.
The only person born in a North Korean political prison who is known to have escaped, Shin still bears the scars of his experience.
â€śThese messages of my suffering will never go away until the day I die,â€ť he said through a translator....
I recall years ago when it was not widely known that Korea was so bad, I used to play a game- I used to spend all my spare time looking for email addresses and emailing them news articles about North Korea - I emailed the uk queen I emailed the pope ( yep I found his email address) I emailed sinead o Connor - I never had one reply ( other than a thank you from my local politician ). I believe the answer is a resounding yes