Archive of : North Korea (2003) – Video

Archive of : North Korea (2003) – Video

The 2003 episode of “60 Minutes” titled “North Korea” sheds light on the harsh realities faced by the people living in the reclusive nation. President Bush’s characterization of North Korea as part of the axis of evil due to its nuclear ambitions is just the tip of the iceberg. The country’s citizens endure immense suffering, with starvation, malnutrition, lack of basic necessities, and brutal living conditions being the norm. German physician Dr. Norbert Bardson, who spent time in North Korea, captured on videotape the heartbreaking scenes of children suffering from malnutrition and devoid of emotions.

Despite the extreme poverty and oppression, loyalty to the regime remains strong, as generations of North Koreans have been indoctrinated from a young age to worship Kim Jong-il as a god-like figure. The episode reveals the existence of brutal slave labor camps where inmates are subjected to inhumane conditions, including torture, starvation, and exposure to chemical and biological weapons.

“60 Minutes” delivers a powerful and eye-opening portrayal of the grim reality faced by the people of North Korea, highlighting the urgent need for global awareness and action to address the humanitarian crisis unfolding in the secretive nation.

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Video “North Korea (2003) | 60 Minutes Archive” was uploaded on 05/13/2024 to Youtube Channel 60 Minutes