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A Regional Solution for Human Rights and the End of Weapons of Mass Destruction ... 
Date : October 20, 2011
By Grace M. Kang.   Since October of 2002, the international community has been focused solely on resolving the issue of North Korea's pursuit of nuclear weapons capability, despite other significant threats posed by the reclusive regime. These problems include North Korea's probable possession of one of the world's largest chemical weapons arsenals, its biological weapons capability, its trade in missiles and illegal goods, its potential linkage to terrorists, and its horrendous human rights violations. A comprehensive solution to the threats posed by the DPRK is necessary for achieving true security. Linkage of various issues, including human security and economic benefits, should be utilized to achieve progress. This solution should incorporate existing legal conventions to create an architecture of standards for achieving security. Broadening the scope of negotiations also provides more opportunities for cooperation on economic, scientific, and educational issues. East Asian states should seize the opportunity to find common ground and create a permanent security structure for the region. Resolving the DPRK problem within this context would improve the prospect for a more…
A Case for the Prosecution of Kim Jong Il for Crimes against Humanity, Genocide,... 
Date : October 20, 2011
By Grace M. Kang.   This article provides a factual overview of the human rights violations of the North Korean government. It shows how the ICC could have jurisdiction over these crimes, and provides the legal framework for prosecution. It concludes that it is reasonable to hold Kim Jong Il individually liable for these crimes against humanity.   Source: Bepress
"Thank You, Father Kim Il Sung" 
Date : October 20, 2011
Prepared by David Hawk for the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.   "Thank You Father Kim Il Sung" is an eyewitness account of the severe violations of freedom of though, conscience, and religion in North Korea.   Source: U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom
Concentrations of Inhumanity 
Date : October 20, 2011
By David Hawk.   An Analysis of the Phenomena of Repression Associated With North Korea's Kwan-li-so Political Penal Labor Camps According to the Terms and Provisions of Article 7 of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court of the Parallel Provisions of Customary International Law on Crimes Against Humanity.   Source: Freedom House
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