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Is The North Korean Government To Blame For Starving Citizens?

While Kim Jong-un defiantly continues their nuclear program, North Korean citizens are starving. So how just bad is North Korea's famine?

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North Korea tells its people a new famine may come, they again may need to 'eat the roots of grass' (latimes.com)
"When Kim Jong Un made his first public speech as North Korea's leader in 2012, he stood in front of a massive military rally in the capital's main square and told the crowd that they would 'never have to tighten their belts again.'"

United Nations' Food Aid Program for North Korea Lacks Donors (wsj.com)
"The United Nations' food assistance agency says it may have to stop operating in North Korea because of a lack of funding, as donors continue to shy away from the rogue state."

North Korea: UN Commission documents wide-ranging and ongoing crimes against humanity, urges referral to ICC (ohchr.org)
"A wide array of crimes against humanity, arising from "policies established at the highest level of State," have been committed and continue to take place in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, according to a UN report released Monday, which also calls for urgent action by the international community to address the human rights situation in the country, including referral to the International Criminal Court."