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North Korea’s Gulag Crimes Against Humanity
Posted on 16 Apr 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

The North Korean regime feels shamed today after its long-range rocket malfunctioned during a test flight last week. And while the world focuses on whether this rogue nation will detonate a nuclear bomb to remind everyone that it is a military force... Read More

Report: 150,000 languish in NKorean prison camps
Posted on 11 Apr 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

WASHINGTON (AP) - More than 150,000 North Koreans are incarcerated in a Soviet-style, hidden gulag despite the communist government's denial it holds political prisoners, a human rights group reported Tuesday. The U.S.-based Committee for Human... Read More

NKorea severs all ties with rival SKorea
Posted on 25 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

SEOUL, South Korea - (AP) North Korea declared Tuesday that it would sever all communication and relations with Seoul as punishment for blaming the North for the sinking of a South Korean warship two months ago. North Korea also announced it would... Read More

Clinton: World must act on SKorean ship sinking
Posted on 27 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

SEOUL, South Korea - (AP) U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday the world must respond to the "unacceptable provocation" represented by the sinking of a South Korean warship blamed on Pyongyang, as the regime unleashed... Read More

Abnormal radiation detected near Korean border
Posted on 21 Jun 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

SEOUL, South Korea - (AP) Abnormal radiation was detected near the inter-Korean border days after North Korea claimed last month to have achieved a nuclear technology breakthrough, South Korea's Science Ministry said Monday. The ministry said it... Read More

NKorea accuses South of psychological warfare
Posted on 29 Mar 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

SEOUL, South Korea - (AP) North Korea warned the U.S. and South Korea on Monday of deadly consequences for engaging in "psychological warfare" by allowing journalists into the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone dividing the two Koreas. ... Read More

NKorea warns of war if punished for ship sinking
Posted on 20 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

SEOUL, South Korea - (AP) North Korea, accused of waging the deadliest attack on the South Korean military since the Korean War, flatly denied sinking a warship Thursday and warned that retaliation would mean "all-out war." Evidence presented... Read More

With US support, SKorea cuts trade with North
Posted on 24 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

SEOUL, South Korea - (AP) South Korea's president slashed trade to impoverished North Korea and pledged to haul Pyongyang before the U.N. Security Council, vowing Monday to make Pyongyang "pay a price" for a torpedo attack that killed 46... Read More

S Korea seeks UN action against N Korea over ship
Posted on 7 Jun 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - South Korea officially referred North Korea to the U.N. Security Council on Friday over the sinking of a navy ship that killed 46 sailors, taking its strongest step ever toward making the communist North face international punishment... Read More

Official: Seoul not considering food aid to NKorea
Posted on 24 Aug 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

SEOUL, South Korea - (AP) South Korea has no intention of resuming food aid to North Korea, an official said Monday, a day after the ruling party chief questioned whether the assistance should restart because of recent flooding in the impoverished North... Read More

Southeast Asian Laws Toolbox
Posted on 3 Jan 2011 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff (SoEA)

Welcome to LexisNexis South East Asian Laws Toolbox , the law toolbox that brings you LexisNexis content available for the nations of South East Asia, excluding the Peoples’ Republic of China. You will find below the legal content and analysis that... Read More