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NKDB White Paper on North Korean Human Rights 2010

The North Korean Database’s White Paper on North Korean Human Rights 2010 is the 4th edition of the series published by NKDB starting in 2007. This publication is based on materials from NKDB as of July 31, 2010 and contains records of North Korean defectors; articles from daily newspapers and weekly and monthly magazines; reports from institutes related to North Korean human rights; and interview records of 2,178 North Koreans interviewed after the 2009 publication. In total, the number of human rights violations recorded in the 2010 White Paper total 22,346, while the number of victims, perpetrators, and witnesses came to a total of 12,963.