Yet just three years before meeting Donald Trump in , he'd resurrected one of his regime's darkest traditions - the twisted "Pleasure Squad" of secret sex entertainers first created by his grandfather. Kim's whereabouts are currently unknown, triggering rumours about the brutal dictator's health after he disappeared from public life three weeks ago. Some are even suggesting that he's died — but foreign intelligence services think he's actually sheltering from the coronavirus pandemic in a secure luxury compound. And it's within the walls of his ultra-protected palaces that his Pleasure Squad provide entertainment for high-ranking North Korean officials. The 2,strong harem is said to be made to sing and dance for the nation's elite — but also take part in bizarre sexual games and orgies. It's made even more disturbing by the fact that some members of the Pleasure Squad are said to have been as young as 13, taken directly out of school into sex work.
North Korean women 'forced into sex slavery' in China - report
China: Thousands of North Korean women forced into prostitution: report | News | DW |
Seven days a week, she had to sit at a computer from noon to 5 a. In the apartment, Ms. When they failed, they were slapped, kicked and denied food. Lee said. Each year, human smugglers take thousands of women seeking to flee North Korea, promising them jobs in China, according to human rights groups and trafficking survivors. But once in China, many of the women are sold to unmarried men in rural towns or to pimps for exploitation in brothels and cybersex dens.
Thousands of North Korean Women Are Being Forced Into China's Sex Trade, a Report Says
A new report says thousands of North Korean women and girls are being forced to into marriages and sex slavery in China. An investigation by London-based non-profit Korea Future Initiative KFI conducted first-hand interviews over two years with 45 survivors and victims of sexual violence. The report estimates that up to ,00 North Koreans have fled into mainland China, mostly female.