November 29, 2023

Video surveillance equipment on rise inside North Korea

Presence of CCTV units in public places appears to have greatly increased since 2017

Use of video surveillance technology appears to be on the sharp rise inside North Korea, a recent trip by NK News journalists to Pyongyang and photos taken from around the country suggests.

Closed-circuit television equipment was spotted installed in dozens of locations throughout Pyongyang, the September NK News visit showed, including factories, tourist attractions and hotel accommodations.