Woman being questioned by a secret police investigator. Former detainees say that secret police investigators can easily harass female detainees during questioning.
Illustrations, drawn by former North Korean propaganda artist Choi Seong Guk, are inspired by the artist’s experience in North Korea and the testimonies of survivors included in this report. Any resemblance to actual persons living or dead is coincidental; these are not intended as portraits of actual people or events but of typical scenarios.
© 2018 Choi Seong Guk for Human Rights Watch