The Kim dynasty, which has ruled North Korea for three generations, are worshipped like gods, and any suggestion that there is a higher authority than the nation’s leader, Kim Jong-Un, is immediately crushed. Tens of thousands of Christians are incarcerated in labour camps. Thousands more keep their Christian faith a complete secret, even from their families. Imprisonment, torture, and death are the potential risks – not only to oneself, but to one’s family – of deciding to be a Christian in North Korea.

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Human Rights Day but Article 18 violated every day

Human Rights Day but Article 18 violated every day

“Christmas in a N. Korean gulag will be just another day of grotesque suffering” Today is International Human Rights Day, but the right to freedom of belief is violated each and every single day, especially in North Korea, despite being protected by Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human […]

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The lessons of Kim Jong-Wook

The lessons of Kim Jong-Wook

North Korea seen through barbed wire at the China border.Open Doors International   Last week, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea rejected a request from South Korea to hold discussions about the fate of Kim Jong-Wook. The DPRK in late May sentenced Kim to spend the rest of his life […]

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Christian detained in North Korea

North Korea has detained a 75-year-old Australian visitor for passing out Christian pamphlets, according to his wife as reported by Agence France-Presse. John Short was arrested at his Pyongyang hotel on Feb. 17, the second day of his visit with a tour group, and was informed by police he would […]

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Eighty executed in North Korea

Around 80 people were killed in public executions across a number of cities in North Korea earlier this month, a South Korean newspaper reports. In one city, eight victims were mostly charged with watching or illegally trafficking South Korean videos, being involved in prostitution or being in possession of a Bible. […]

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