Japan North Korea

Plaintiffs and their supporters gather to walk toward the Tokyo District Court Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, in Tokyo. The court is hearing five ethnic Korean residents of Japan and a Japanese national demanding the North Korean government pay compensation over their human rights abuses in that country after joining a resettlement program there that promised a “paradise on Earth,” but without the presence of a defendant - the North’s leader. The banner reads: "North Korea's 'Paradise on Earth' campaign is mass murder."