Camp 22

Maybe Gareth knows where they are

Gareth Morgan seems to know everything there is to know about North Korea…perhaps he found these missing people on his escorted trip around North Korea.

More than 20,000 inmates of North Korea’s notorious Camp No 22 are feared to have perished during the regime’s recent closure of brutal facility.

The Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK) claims the prisoners – most of whom have never committed a crime – may have been allowed to die of disease or starvation in the run-up to the camp’s closure last year.

The organisation’s latest report, North Korea’s Hidden Gulag: Interpreting Reports of Changes in the Prison Camps, says the prison population shrank dramatically in the months leading up to December.

According to a report on the Telegraph’s website, defectors of the regime revealed about 8,000 of the 30,000 prisoners may have been transferred to other camps, leaving 22,000 unaccounted for.? Read more »

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