North Korean Defector Shin Dong-hyuk Speaks at the Tokyo Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan

Shin Dong-hyuk at FCCJ
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Tokyo, Japan – Shin Dong-hyuk, a North Korean defector, looks back on the inhumane conditions of its concentration camp during a news conference at Tokyo Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan on Monday, January 27, 2014. Shin, now 32, was born in the notorious Camp 14 and forced to work for years leading to the day when he managed to escape in 2005. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)

Shin Dong-hyuk at FCCJ
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Tokyo, Japan – Shin Dong-hyuk speaks about his experiences in North Korea during a news conference at Tokyo Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan on Monday, January 27, 2014. In North Koreas so-called total control zones, Shin said, inmates are forced to work till they die and children are not even educated in the national ideology of the Stalinist state. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)