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HRW: N. Korean Founder's Birthday Should Bring Focus on Abuses

Human Rights Watch says the world should use Wednesday's anniversary of North Korea's founding president, Kim Il Sung, to demand an end to enduring abuses in the country. The group highlighted the systematic way in which the grandfather of current leader Kim Jong Un used labor camps, reeducation centers, prohibitions on expression and the development of a cult mentality to establish an authoritarian government. "Kim Il Sung based his rule on ruthless rights abuses,...

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