North Korea says children volunteering on mines and farmson May 29, 2021 at 11:40 am

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State news reports the orphans want “to repay even just a millionth of the love the party showed”.

It also said children as young as 16 or 17 “were enrolled in military-style youth construction brigades for 10-year periods”, and suffered from “physical and psychological injuries, malnutrition, exhaustion, and growth deficiencies as a result of required forced labour”.

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