North Koreans sent to work like ‘slaves’ in Europe

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's regime is using overseas labour to earn much needed foreign currency to offset the impact of UN sanctions.

North Koreans sent to work like ‘slaves’ in Europe


North Korea sends hundreds of citizens to European Union countries to work as “state-sponsored slaves” forcing them send back 90% of their pay, according to the European Alliance for Human Rights in North Korea (EAHRNK).

The group said most are working in shipyards, construction sites and farms in Poland. They are also employed in leisure and clothing firms in Malta, and have worked in other EU countries including Germany, Italy, Austria and the Netherlands.

As reported by the Reuters ...


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