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June 23, 2024

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Martin Weiser

Martin Weiser

Martin Weiser received his MA from Korea University in 2014 with a thesis explaining North Korea’s changing human rights policy. He has continued researching North Korea’s political history as an independent researcher since then. His writings have appeared on SinoNK and in 2018 an article on the country’s legal system appeared in the European Journal of Korean Studies.

Analysis

The leader’s visits to Kumsusan palace: evolving patterns under Kim Jong Un

Precedent suggests the leader's absence last week, while unusual, may not be that significant

Martin WeiserMartin WeiserApril 24, 2020
Analysis

North Korea’s Supreme People’s Assembly meets: new laws and notable promotions

The rubber-stamp parliament's first session this year saw officials approve three new laws

Martin WeiserMartin WeiserApril 13, 2020
Analysis

Shifting sands: hints of a diminished role for long-time technocrat O Su Yong

Veteran economic policymaker may have been demoted from ruling party Central Committee, analysis suggests

Martin WeiserMartin WeiserApril 6, 2020
Analysis

Inside North Korea’s growing insurance industry: a look at the key players

Company websites offer some insights into an increasingly competitive market

Martin WeiserMartin WeiserJuly 17, 2019
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