Prisoners' tales spurred Pillay to act on N. Korea

01/15/2013 | Wall Street Journal, The

The decision by United Nations human rights chief Navi Pillay to cast a spotlight onto abuses in North Korea's labor camps came after she met in 2012 with two camp survivors. "Their personal stories were extremely harrowing. They described a system that represents the very antithesis of international human rights norms," said Pillay, who on Monday called for an international probe of the conditions to which an estimated 200,000 people are subjected.

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