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March 30, 2015, 12:47:25 AM
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March 14, 2015: NK Abducted Over 200,000 Foreigners (Chosun Ilbo)
North Korea abducted more than 200,000 foreign nationals including children since 1950, according to a UN report quoted by Marzuki Darusman, the UN special rapporteur on North Korean human rights abuses. Darusman called for a multifaceted strategy to shed new light on the North's bizarre abduction campaign. "Sooner or later, [North Korea] will have to answer for its actions," he added. ...

Most of the 200,000 victims were South Koreans kidnapped during the Korean War and Korean Japanese who were repatriated to the North since 1959. But the North also kidnapped hundreds of people in South Korea and Japan in the 1960s-1980s. And since the 1990s, people from China, Lebanon, Malaysia, Romania, Singapore and Thailand have fallen victim to the campaign.