North Korea: Unacknowledged detention / fear for safety / health concern: Hwang Sung Kuk, aged 20, Hwang Sung San, aged 18, Hwang Sung Chon, aged 16

North Korea: Unacknowledged detention / fear for safety / health concern: Hwang Sung Kuk, aged 20, Hwang Sung San, aged 18, Hwang Sung Chon, aged 16

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Index Number: ASA 24/007/1995
Date Published: 4 September 1995
Categories: Asia And The Pacific, North Korea

The whereabouts of the three brothers named above, forcibly returned to North Korea from China in June 1995, are unknown. AI is concerned for their safety and believes they may be prisoners of conscience. Their forcible return and detention may be connected to their father's public criticism of the human rights situation in North Korea.


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