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The interpreter for Kim Jong Un at the Hanoi meeting, Shin Hye Yong, is also under arrest in a political prison camp.  This was for "undermining the authority" of Kim Jong Un and making a critical mistake in the communication.
Between 80,000 and 120,000 people are held in political prison camps, the U.N.'s top North Korea rights official reported last year.
It is inhabited by families and guards of a secret political prison camp, which remained out of history for a long time until the early 1990s.
The medieval fortress, armory, and political prison in Paris known as the Bastille was the symbol of France's absolute monarchy's abuses of power.
The DPRK holds an estimated 80,000 to 120,000 prisoners in political prison camps and an unknown number of persons in other forms of detention facilities, including re-education through labor camps.
After nearly seven years of preparation, the National Human Rights Museum was inaugurated at the Green Island White Terror Memorial Park, with almost 80 former political prisoners and their relatives during the authoritarian regime of the Martial Law era invited to witness the transformation of a former political prison into a museum dedicated to promoting human rights.
The cold stone monstrosity was once the Stasi's main political prison.
It has built a reputation for being Iran's political prison. "I obtained information from the security forces and Intelligence Ministry confirming the suicide of the detained protester," Iranian Parliamentarian Tayebeh Siavashi told ILNA.
It was during this period that he published his memoir, Kok Niyobay (or Political Prison), in March 1972.
"Asylum or Political Prison" interrogates the relationship between these two institutions, and explores the politics of how people were institutionalized by the revolutionary state.