Fleeing North Koreans - especially Christians - find that the Chinese are no big help in providing asylum the brutality and state-sanctioned killing in
Once returned to
Chinese government officials - no paragons of human rights - continue to routinely repatriate the North Koreans it finds, saying their plight is a "domestic matter" for
The North Korean government ranks among the world's most repressive, and it respects hardly any basic human rights, according to human-rights experts. The regime arrests and tortures its citizens arbitrarily and runs large-scale prison camps for those who are accused of having committed a political offense. The worst treatment by the North Korean government appears to be reserved for those who profess their Christianity, according to the human-rights group Open Doors.
[The Post Chronicle]