• Summit at The Hague being delayed interpreted in some quarters as another sign of U.S. military intervention.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 27, 2013, 2:09 AM EDT
  • In this Aug. 21, 2013, photo, Michael Donald Kirby, left, the chairman of the U.N. commission of Inquiry on human rights in North Korea, listens to Ahn Myung-chul, right, who worked as a guard and driver at several political prisoner camps in the 1990s before defecting to south, during the U.N. hearing in Seoul, South Korea.

    North Korean defectors' testimony at hearings in Seoul produces both brutal accounts of torture, rape and murder and reminder of previous failed crackdowns.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 23, 2013, 1:32 AM EDT