• Political Science
  • Published 2009

Repression and Punishment in North Korea: Survey Evidence of Prison Camp Experiences

@inproceedings{Noland2009RepressionAP,
  title={Repression and Punishment in North Korea: Survey Evidence of Prison Camp Experiences},
  author={Marcus Noland and Stephan Haggard},
  year={2009}
}
The penal system has played a central role in the North Korean government’s response to the country’s profound economic and social changes. Two refugee surveys—one conducted in China, one in South Korea—document its changing role. The regime disproportionately targets politically suspect individuals, particularly those involved in market-oriented economic activities. Levels of violence and deprivation do not appear to differ substantially between the infamous political prison camps… CONTINUE READING

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