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Yeon-mi Park refuses to be silenced on the systemic human rights abuses in North Korea.

Escape from North Korea: 'How I escaped horrors of life under Kim Jong-il'

The boy who grew up in North Korea's labour camp 14

'Executions were happening every week' … Shin Dong-hyuk in an animated scene from Camp 14: Total Control Zone

Travelling to North Korea for seven days threw my heart and mind into overdrive. I was overwhelmed, confused, upset, surprised and generally lost for words – to say my perceptions were challenged is an understatement. More: http://www.bordersofadventure.com/travelling-to-north-korea-where-preconceptions-and-reality-collide/ #NorthKorea #travel

IN ORDER TO LIVE by Yeonmi Park -- the story of Park’s struggle to survive in the darkest, most repressive country on earth; her harrowing escape to South Korea through China’s underworld of smugglers and human traffickers; and her emergence as a leading human rights activist —all before her twenty-first birthday.

and instead we've got clowns terrorizing the streets, two idiots running for president, and the threat of nuclear war from North Korea

Nothing to Envy by Barbara Demick

Nothing to Envy - Barbara Demick. Rare glimpse into the lives of people living in North Korea.