“Instruction to expand capacity for political prison camps”… Is there a massive crackdown on non-socialism?

Suseong Correctional Center
Satellite image of the Suseong Correctional Center located in Suseong-dong, Chongjin-si, North Hamgyeong Province. /Photo = Google Earth Capture

It is reported that the North Korean authorities have instructed the authorities in charge to expand the capacity of the station (political prison camp). Sources say that North Korea, which declared war on anti-socialism and non-socialist phenomena through the 8th Labor Party Congress, intends to improve the prison facilities ahead of a massive crackdown.

North Korea’s internal news agency said in a call with the Daily NK on the 12th that “the authorities ordered to increase the capacity of the station at the end of last month,” and said, “The content was passed on to both the command centers of the station at the Ministry of National Security and Social Security.”

A source said, “Under a detailed analysis of the current state of thought, criminal history, and current situation of internal inmates (below), classification of facilities and labor intensity by category is being carried out.” “Since then, new coalfields and mines are pioneered. The project will be carried out comprehensively,” he added.

North Korea has consolidated and reduced existing camps due to strong criticism and surveillance from the international community. Currently, it is known that four political prison camps in North Korea are managed by the National Security Agency and one by the Social Security Department. It is unusual for North Korea to promote facility expansion.

Earlier, this paper reported that the North Korean authorities sent violators of the new coronavirus infection (Corona 19) quarantine regulations to political prison camps on charges of harming the national economy and violating the party policy. Because of this, as the number of prisoners increased significantly, political prison camps were newly established or expanded in some areas.

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However, this measure seems to be preparing to imprison other offenders on a large scale, in addition to violators of the quarantine regulations, in that the overall scale of the entire political prison camp is to be increased.

Recently, North Korea has enacted the Reaction Culture Exclusion Act, and violators are punished with the highest sentences, such as inorganic labor reform and the death penalty.▶Related Articles: [단독] “Southern video, executed in case of mass inflow and distribution”… Outrageous hostility toward South Korea)

In addition, Chairman Kim Jong-un put strong education and discipline at the 8th Plenary Meeting of the Party Central Committee as well as the 8th Congress of the Labor Party, leading to all kinds of antisocialism, non-socialist phenomena and leadership, bureaucracy, corruption, outside taxation, all kinds of crime It is also noted that the emphasis was placed on breaking behavior. It is expected that censorship and crackdown will be further strengthened throughout society.

For this reason, some observers say that they are trying to send violators to political prison camps by conducting a massive crackdown on antisocialism and non-socialism.

A source said, “The new departments of censorship of the new party are planning to carry out a large-scale project to turn the whole society into a red knight.” “People who challenge the declaration of a war of non-socialism and anti-socialism are the position, merit, component and relationship. I will be punished without it.”

The source explained that the party, the judiciary, the security agency, and the security agencies decided to punish anti-socialist and non-socialist actors by treating them as anti-party and counter-revolutionary molecules.

It is interpreted with the intention of promoting internal solidarity by fiercely cracking down on issues that can bring ideological relaxation.

A source said, “Anti-socialism and non-socialism have a strong possibility of being imprisoned in a station without relentlessness,” said a source. “Because they have to produce results from a new institution, there is a possibility that there are quite a few people who are caught as demonstrations.”


Source: DailyNK by www.dailynk.com.

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