July 02, 2022

Despite BBC N. Korea radio proposal, key hurdles remain

Human rights activist suggests plans unlikely to be turned into reality anytime soon

Despite a pledge Monday to broadcast daily news into North Korea, significant hurdles remain before the BBC can turn their plans into reality, a North Korea human rights activist told NK News.

Monday's pledge, which would one day see BBC news programs recorded in Korean and broadcast daily into North Korea on SW radio, came as part of the BBC's process of charter renewal, which outlines the publicly funded corporations aims and purpose.