March 27, 2023

Satellite data helps organizations keep up-to-date on prison camp

Groups use technology to track developments at notorious Camp No. 25, where prisoners do hard labor with no hope of release

An NGO monitoring North Korean human rights has teamed up with commercial intelligence company in an effort to keep information on a notorious prison camp up to date.

AllSource Analysis (ASA) and the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK) released a joint analytical report on Thursday detailing the current status of the North’s Camp No. 25. The report covered activity observed over the past 12 months using satellite imagery from Airbus Defense and Space.