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Mon Jan 28, 2013, 11:20 PM

North Korean parents eating their own children..but banqets for Kim


http://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/news/world_news/Asia/article1202322.ece

A FATHER in North Korea is reported to have been executed by firing squad after murdering his two children to eat them during a “hidden famine” that may have killed more than 10,000 people last year.

In a litany of horrors documented by undercover reporters, another man dug up his grandchild’s corpse for food and a third, driven mad by hunger, boiled his own child and ate the flesh.

The stories were collected by Asia Press, a specialist news agency based in Osaka, Japan, which has a network of “citizen journalists” inside North Korea and is regarded as credible. Dozens of interviews and clandestine reports have led the agency to conclude that “considerable numbers of people” — probably more than 10,000 — have died in North and South Hwanghae provinces, south of Pyongyang, the capital.

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Reply North Korean parents eating their own children..but banqets for Kim (Original post)
HipChick Jan 2013 OP
cthulu2016 Jan 2013 #1
daleo Jan 2013 #2
longship Jan 2013 #3
Demonaut Jan 2013 #4
Erose999 Jan 2013 #5

Response to HipChick (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 11:24 PM

1. And banquets for Kim are tiny compared to testing an A-bomb

In terms of pure WTF wasteful spending, the NK version of the Manhattan project makes the pyramids look like a charitable gesture.

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Response to HipChick (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 11:35 PM

2. The propaganda machine is working overtime today

Reports of cannibalism are always a giveaway.

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Response to HipChick (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 11:41 PM

3. "Still no sight of land?"

Everybody knows that the reports of cannibalism in the Royal Navy are greatly exaggerated.



Not to be flippant, but I doubt the veracity of this story.

On second thought... I mean to be flippant here. I am not buying this.

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Response to longship (Reply #3)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 12:36 AM

4. seriously?....and saddam's troops didnt kill babies in incubators

during the invasion of Kuwait?





oh...they didnt


nevermind

this is the end result of misinformation from the bush era's...every story of atrocities is suspect

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Response to HipChick (Original post)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 09:43 AM

5. I just read "Escape from Camp 14" yesterday, as well as several more books about NK. These reports


seem exaggerated, but theres real depravity there. Escape from Camp 14 is the story of Shin Dong Hyuk and his escape from a North Korean prison/slave labor camp). Shin said it was common for prisoners to eat tree bark or scavenge through animal feces for bits of undigested corn.

Granted, the camps are probably a lot worse than the rest of NK, but even in Pyonyang, the capital and presumably the most affluent city, residents are assigned jobs like collecting human waste to use as fertilizer.

I question the credibility of anyone who is in NK and reporting to the outside and not trying to get out.

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