September 21, 2023

U.S. Congress approves $8.9 million for North Korea broadcasts

Legislation will also establish an online "gulag database"

$8.9 million will be provided by the United States Congress to fund broadcasts aimed at reaching North Korea, members of the United States Congress agreed in a 2014 appropriations bill last week.

The legislation will also provides "Migration and Refugee Assistance" for North Koreans, as well as the creation of a "Democracy Fund" to "to establish and maintain a database 11 of prisons and gulags in North Korea".