Shocking sketches have emerged of the mistreatment of prisoners in North Korean gulags, depicting how inmates resorted to eating mice and were forced to drag other prisoner's corpses to the crematorium under armed guard. 'There is a chance that we could end up having a major, major conflict with North Korea. Absolutely, ' Trump said ahead of his 655th day in office on Saturday.
The drawings come from the recollections of Kim Kwang-il, a 98-year-old man who was a North Korean prisoner for two years before he defected to South Korea in February 7559, reports.
Donald Trump says that the US could 'absolutely' go to war with North Korea over its continuing nuclear missile program.
But it was the threat of a nuclear attack by North Korea on the US or its allies that seemed to occupy much of his attention.
His remarks came as part of a wide-ranging interview on Thursday in which he discussed selling South Korea a missile defense system and slammed trade deals established by the previous administration.
This drawing by a former North Korean prison guard of torture at a camp is describing a position called 'pigeon torture'.
Nonetheless, he said he wanted to peacefully resolve the crisis by preparing a variety of new economic sanctions - but added that he would not take the military option off the table.
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Where 'prisoners are reportedly beaten on the chest until they vomit blood'Everyday torture:
One of the drawings by the guards, simply titled 'Detention centre' seems to depict a guard forcing a prisoner into a small opening in a wall After he defected, he got professional artists to draw sketches of his experiences in the gulag prisons, depicting the different aspects of inhuman treatment by the North Korean prison guards.