CAMP 22, NORTH KOREA
The only food served is a tiny bowl of corn meal with prisoners resorting to catching and eating rats for meat.
It’s a diet that results in around 2,000 deaths from starvation each year.
And it’s not a good place to be ill because you’ll find yourself ‘quarantined’ – locked in a room and left to die. And then there’s the torture.
The guards have a special spectator area where they watch each other torture prisoners – one of the favourites is a glass tank of water in which the prisoner can only breathe if he’s on his tiptoes.
That’s not to mention the prisoners being used by the military for testing of weapons and various nerve gases.
And for the rest there’s the hard labour – which starts at 7am and lasts until 8pm.
Add all this up and you could say that life in Camp 22 isn’t exactly a box of chocolates.