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HRW: Pyongyang Beefing Up Information Control Efforts

U.S.-based Human Rights Watch says it has become more difficult for North Koreans to leave their country as the government in Pyongyang tries to increase its control over the flow of information. “North Korea is expanding efforts to control its borders and reduce information flows in and out of the country by harshly punishing people trying to flee the country, and hitting those aiding them with harsher sentences,” the group said in a press release released from its Seoul office early...

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