Thursday, January 16, 2003
Those nice North Koreans! They would never bomb South Korea.... too busy running a medium-sized city filled with political prisoners, destroying families, forcing abortions, etc. It's a full day's work. From MSNBC.com:
Among NBC News’ findings:
*At one camp, Camp 22 in Haengyong, some 50,000 prisoners toil each day in conditions that U.S. officials and former inmates say results in the death of 20 percent to 25 percent of the prison population every year.
*Products made by prison laborers may wind up on U.S. store shelves, having been “washed” first through Chinese companies that serve as intermediaries.
*Entire families, including grandchildren, are incarcerated for even the most bland political statements.
*Forced abortions are carried out on pregnant women so that another generation of political dissidents will be “eradicated.”
* Inmates are used as human guinea pigs for testing biological and chemical agents, according to both former inmates and U.S. officials.