|Album Title:||Satellite Imagery of North Korea's Political Prison Camp No. 22|
|Date:||October 24, 2012|
|Location:||Political Prison Camp No. 22, Hoeryong, North Hamgyong Province North Korea|
The Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK), a non-governmental organization based in Washington, D.C., in collaboration with DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions, will launch a report entitled North Korea’s Camp No. 22. The report, embargoed until 12:01 am EST Wednesday, October 24, follows up on press reports that this camp, located in Hoeryong, North Hamgyong Province, was shut down in June. The images in this gallery are high resolution satellite photographs taken between 2010 and 2012 and are copyrighted by the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea and DigitalGlobe © 2012.
Despite North Korea’s adamant denial that political prison camps exist, research based on interviews and satellite imagery reveals a shocking and detailed operation of a vast system of arbitrary and extra-judicial, unlawful detention. In its findings released
Report embargoed until 12:01a.m. EST on Tuesday, February 9, 2016.