Keep this story from the BBC handy for the next time someone tells you we had to invade Iraq because Saddam was so evil. Meanwhile, North Korea jumps up and down and waves nukes in the air and still can’t get our attention. I guess they’re not in Halliburton’s business plan.
Camp 22 is one of a network of prisons in North Korea modelled on the Soviet Gulag where hundreds of thousands of prisoners are held.
Most of them have been charged with no crime. They are there because of the ‘Heredity Rule’.
… Torture, he says, was routine. ‘Prisoners were like pigs or dogs. You could kill them without caring whether they lived or died..’