Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang (10 Feb 2014)
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Starving prisoners in North Korea were forced to eat snakes and rats

The international community must act on evidence that crimes against humanity are being committed in North Korea, says a long-awaited UN report.

A panel of experts mandated by the UN's Human Rights Council said North Koreans had suffered "unspeakable atrocities", and that those responsible, including leader Kim Jong-un, must face justice.

Bridget Kendall reports.

  • 17 Feb 2014
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