Regime Said to Make N. Korea Food Crisis Worse

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An Amnesty International report charges that North Korea's decade-long famine has been exacerbated by government policies that emphasize self-reliance and discriminate against large portions of the population the government considers "hostile." Millions have died. Hear NPR's Scott Simon and William Schulz, the executive director of Amnesty International.



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