Marked for Life: Songbun, North Korea’s Social Classification System

June 7th, 2012
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On June 6th, the U.S. Committee for Human Rig hts in North Korea partnered with the American Enterprise Institute to present their newest report on North Korean human rights, entitled “Marked for Life: Songbun, North Korea’s Social Classification System.” Author of the report Robert Collins was the featured speaker while AEI’s Nicholas Eberstadt moderated the

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Matthew McGrath

Matthew McGrath (@mattmcgr) is a Seoul based contributor for NK News.

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  • lastmarx

    You note Stalin used “food as a weapon.” You seem to advocate doing the same re NK. In fact, Obama has already done so by cancelling agreed on “nutritional aid” in retaliation for the satellite launch.l

  • lastmarx

    You note Stalin used “food as a weapon.” You seem to advocate doing the same re NK. In fact, Obama has already done so by cancelling agreed on “nutritional aid” in retaliation for the satellite launch.l

  • you

    In the U.S. it works differently: criminal record, academic discipline, fired from work, etc. Same outcome, but less archaic and more computerized.