North Korea's leader Pyscho Puppy Kim Jong-un and hundreds of his officials could be at risk of prosecution for ordering systematic torture, starvation and mass killings, following the publication of a United Nations (UN) report on crimes against humanity.
The investigators told Mr Kim in a letter that they were advising the UN to refer North Korea to the International Criminal Court (ICC), to ensure any culprits "including possibly yourself" were held accountable.
Hundreds of people who have escaped the country told of extreme deprivation and cruelty, especially in the prison camps housing up to 200,000 people.
The report details widespread malnutrition and starvation used against alleged opponents of the regime.
"The gravity, scale and nature of these violations reveal a state that does not have any parallel in the contemporary world," the report said.
Mr Kirby warned that words were not enough and it was time for the world to act.
He he said those responsible for crimes may face prosecution at some stage.
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