By Chol-hwan Kang, Pierre Rigoulot
North Korea is this day one of many final bastions of hard-line Communism. Its leaders have stored a good snatch on their one-party regime, quashing any nascent competition pursuits and sending all suspected dissidents to its brutal focus camps for "re-education." Kang Chol-hwan is the 1st survivor of 1 of those camps to flee and inform his tale to the realm, documenting the intense stipulations in those gulags and delivering a private perception into lifestyles in North Korea. half horror tale, half ancient rfile, half memoir, half political tract, this checklist of 1 man's anguish offers eyewitness evidence to an ongoing sorrowful bankruptcy of recent history.</Div>
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102 Juridical Condition and Rights of the Undocumented Migrants (Advisory Opinion)  Inter-Am CHR, 17 September 2003. 103 ibid . 104 ibid [8–11]. 105 ibid . pdf> accessed 12 October 2011. org/news/asean-statement-communiques/ item/asean-human-rights-declaration> accessed 21 May 2013. pdf> accessed 12 October 2011. Responsibility, Regionalism and Refugees: What Lessons for Australia? 31 Regional commitments to human rights have generally accompanied regional cooperation in political forms.
23 There is no satisfactory end-point to the time which asylum seekers would be required to wait on Nauru or Papua New Guinea as there are insufficient resettlement places for the world’s refugees, and it is questionable to what extent resettlement from within the region would improve with the increase of Australia’s humanitarian intake from 13,750 to 20,000 places. It may also be questionable whether Nauru or Papua New Guinea would agree to host people for an indefinite period. 24 Finally, while the Report stresses that the aim is not to punish asylum seekers sent to Nauru or Papua New Guinea,25 it fails to deal with the fact that under international refugee law, there is a prohibition on penalization for unauthorized entry.
19 ibid Recommendation 7. 46]. 21 ibid part A ch 3. 64]. Responsibility, Regionalism and Refugees: What Lessons for Australia? 17 [t]he adequacy of protections for asylum seekers set out in the Arrangement, and measures of accountability for their implementation, should be strengthened to meet a range of concerns. There should also be a commitment to working towards developing these protections further. Provisions for UAMs [unaccompanied minors] and for other highly vulnerable asylum seekers need to be more explicitly detailed and agreed with Malaysia.
Aquariums of Pyongyang: Ten Years in the North Korean Gulag by Chol-hwan Kang, Pierre Rigoulot