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North Korean Slaves

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North Korean Slaves is a 2016 Singaporean-British documentary television film. Produced by MAKE Productions for Singapore's Channel NewsAsia and United Kingdom's Channel 4, it investigates the North Korean men who are used like slaves in a coal mine in the jungle of Sarawak, Malaysia, earning money to keep the Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un and the people around him in power. Aired on Channel NewsAsia's Undercover Asia 3 documentary series on March 2016, it received a nomination for Best Current Affairs Programme at the 21st Asian Television Awards in 2016.