Human rights group locates North Korean execution sites

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SEOUL, South Korea — A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggressive use of the death penalty that is meant to intimidate its citizens. The Seoul-based Transitional...
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Hundreds of North Korean Public Execution Sites Identified
According to Reuters, a rights group said that North Korea conducts public executions to incite fear among the public, in a report pinpointing at least 323 sites used by the government for capital punishment. The report by the TJWG is the result of four years of research and interviews with more than 600 North Korean. A TJWG research director said that “Public executions are to remind people of particular policy positions that the state has.

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