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Human rights group maps hundreds of north korean execution sites

Human rights group maps hundreds of north korean execution sites
BeteNoire BeteNoire 12 June, 2019
The new report said its findings show arbitrary executions and extrajudicial killings under state custody have continued under the rule of young leader Kim Jong-un. (Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters)
BBC: North Korea: Hundreds of public execution sites identified, says report
A South Korean NGO says it has identified 318 sites in North Korea that have been used by the government to carry out public executions.
The Transitional Justice Working Group interviewed 610 North Korean defectors over four years for its report.
It documented decades of killings, for offences ranging from stealing a cow to watching South Korean TV.
Public executions took place near rivers, fields, markets, schools, and sports grounds, the rights group said.
Crowds of 1,000 or more would gather to watch these executions, the NGO said in its report, "Mapping the fate of the dead", released on Tuesday.
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