200,000 Plus to Die in North Korean Camps

As many as 200,000 people are being held in North Korean labor camps; many inmates have no hope of release because their keeper's ideology considers human criminal behavior to last "for at least three generations," according to Jo Chung-Hee, a former Communist who converted to Christianity.

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Pakistan Among World's Worst Violators of Religious Freedoms

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom recommended that the Secretary of State name Pakistan as a Country of Particular Concern in its 2012 Annual Report.

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Ex-President Carter in North Korea to Release Christian

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter arrived in North Korea Wednesday, August 25, to try to win the release of a devoted American Christian who has been jailed for illegally entering the isolated state earlier this year. Aijalon Mahli Gomes, aged 30 from Boston, Massachusetts, entered North Korea on January 25 to protest human rights abuses in the communist nation, fellow rights activists said.

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