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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 brother‚Äôs plans to flee the prison camp. But instead of granting Shin his freedom, the guards tortured him and made him watch his two family members‚Äô 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.
‚ÄúThese messages of my suffering will never go away until the day I die,‚ÄĚ 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