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In Japanese court, 5 ask N. Korea to pay for their suffering

Five people say they were promised "paradise on Earth" in North Korea. They say they suffered instead and now want the country to compensate them. Court summoned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to speak, but a lawyer says they are not expecting that to happen. North Korea began the resettlement program to bring overseas Koreans home.
In Japanese court, 5 ask N. Korea to pay for their suffering
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Defectors sue N. Korea's Kim Jong Un in Tokyo over repatriations

North Korean defectors in Tokyo symbolically summoned Kim Jong Un to court on Thursday over a repatriation programme they describe as "state kidnapping".

7 days ago|Los Angeles, United States
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North Korea's Kim Jong-un faces 'paradise on Earth' lawsuit

North Korea's leader should pay damages after people were lured to live there, a Japanese court hears.

7 days ago|United Kingdom
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In Japanese court, five ask N. Korea to pay for their suffering

A Japanese court on Thursday is hearing from five people who say there were promised 'paradise on Earth' in North Korea but suffered human rights violations instead and now want the country and its leader Kim Jong Un to compensate them.

7 days ago|Toronto, Canada
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North Korean Defectors Sue Kim Jong Un In Tokyo Over Repatriation

North Korean defectors in Tokyo symbolically summoned Kim Jong Un to court on Thursday over a repatriation programme they describe as "state kidnapping".

7 days ago|New Delhi, India
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In Japanese court, 5 ask N. Korea to pay for their suffering

A Japanese court is hearing from five people who say there were promised “paradise on Earth” in North Korea but suffered instead and now want the country to compensate them

7 days ago|London, United Kingdom
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In Japanese court, 5 ask N. Korea to pay for their suffering

A Japanese court is hearing from five people who say there were promised “paradise on Earth” in North Korea but suffered instead and now want the country to compensate them

7 days ago|United States
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North Korean defectors in Tokyo sue Kim Jong-un over ‘kidnapping’

North Korean defectors in Tokyo symbolically summoned Kim Jong-un to court on Thursday over a repatriation programme they describe as “state kidnapping”.The unusual case is a bid to hold Pyongyang responsible for a scheme that saw more than 90,000 people move to North Korea from Japan between 1959 and 1984.The programme mainly targeted ethnic Koreans but also their Japanese spouses, lured by fantastical propaganda promising a “paradise on Earth”…

7 days ago|Hong Kong
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In Japanese court, 5 ask N. Korea to pay for their suffering

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese court on Thursday is hearing from five people who say there were promised “paradise on Earth” in North Korea but suffered human rights violations instead and now want the country and its leader Kim Jong Un to compensate them.

7 days ago|United States
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In Japanese court, 5 ask N. Korea to pay for their suffering

A Japanese court is hearing from five people who say there were promised “paradise on Earth” in North Korea but suffered instead and now want the country to compensate them

7 days ago|Washington, United States
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Defectors Sue N. Korea's Kim Jong Un In Tokyo Over Repatriations

North Korean defectors in Tokyo symbolically summoned Kim Jong Un to court on Thursday over a repatriation programme they describe as "state kidnapping". The unusual case is a bid to hold Pyongyang responsible for a scheme that saw more than 90,000 people move to North Korea from Japan between 1959 and 1984. The programme mainly targeted ethnic Koreans but also their Japanese spouses, lured by fantastical propaganda promising a "paradise on Eart…

7 days ago|United States
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