North Korea human rights

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    Video caption: North Korean Paralympic skiers dream of glory

    Ma You-chul and Kim Jung Hyun are set to be the first from their country to compete in the Winter Paralympics.

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    Video caption: North Korean defector's family heartbreak

    Thae Yong-ho is one of the highest ranking North Korean officials ever to defect. He's been talking to the BBC's Steve Evans about the regime.

  3. The prisoner who escaped with her guard

    The incredible tale of the North Korean prison guard and prisoner who broke out of a detention centre together to flee the country's repressive regime.

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    An illustration of the North Korean prisoner and her guard escaping prison
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    Video caption: North Korea: Crowds see leader Kim Jong-un open 'model' town

    The new town, which boasts a ski slope and a stadium, is said to be unlike any other in North Korea.

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    Video caption: North Korea's Mass Games grand opening

    North Korea's Mass Games grand opening

  6. North Koreans trapped in 'vicious cycle of deprivation, corruption and repression'

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    Video caption: The UN is calling for human rights to be part of high level negotiations

    The UN is calling for human rights to be part of high level negotiations