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ROK turns up loudspeakers, a North Korean diplomat’s testimony and defector art
North Korea News Podcast

ROK turns up loudspeakers, a North Korean diplomat’s testimony and defector art

NK News’ Joon Ha Park discusses what South Korea is broadcasting over the border in response to DPRK trash balloons

ROK turns up loudspeakers, a North Korean diplomat’s testimony and defector art
Jacco ZwetslootJacco Zwetsloot | Joon Ha Park July 23, 2024
Between worlds: The young North Korean defectors exploring identity through art
Features

Between worlds: The young North Korean defectors exploring identity through art

Multimedia pieces from new generation of defector artists show their North Korean roots as well as their lives in South

Between worlds: The young North Korean defectors exploring identity through art
Joon Ha ParkJoon Ha Park | Shreyas Reddy July 19, 2024
State media review: North Korea demands officials prepare for monsoon rains
Analysis

State media review: North Korea demands officials prepare for monsoon rains

An in-depth review of inclement seasonal weather, plenum follow-ups and condemnation of Japan-Germany ‘nexus’

State media review: North Korea demands officials prepare for monsoon rains
Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon Chung July 19, 2024
Bricks in the wall: How North Korean textbooks indoctrinate support for regime
Analysis

Bricks in the wall: How North Korean textbooks indoctrinate support for regime

DPRK’s messages can shape defector resettlement in ROK, encouraging engagement but hampering understanding of democracy

Bricks in the wall: How North Korean textbooks indoctrinate support for regime
Myunghee LeeMyunghee Lee July 15, 2024
‘Escape’ review: North Korean soldiers’ daring defection, told for South Koreans
Opinion

‘Escape’ review: North Korean soldiers’ daring defection, told for South Koreans

Hit film skirts politics and discussion of human rights, seeking to send message of the importance of valuing freedom

‘Escape’ review: North Korean soldiers’ daring defection, told for South Koreans
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer July 12, 2024
Kim Il Sung solved ‘succession problem,’ North Korea says 30 years after death
News

Kim Il Sung solved ‘succession problem,’ North Korea says 30 years after death

Leader Kim Jong Un attends large-scale events for death anniversary aimed at legitimizing future of Kim family rule

Kim Il Sung solved ‘succession problem,’ North Korea says 30 years after death
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko July 9, 2024
North Korea in June 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
Analysis

North Korea in June 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from June 1 to June 30, 2024

North Korea in June 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
Arius DerrArius Derr | NK Pro July 3, 2024
Timeline: From ROK loudspeaker broadcasts to Putin’s state visit to North Korea
Analysis

Timeline: From ROK loudspeaker broadcasts to Putin’s state visit to North Korea

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from June 1 to June 30, 2024

Timeline: From ROK loudspeaker broadcasts to Putin’s state visit to North Korea
NK ProNK Pro July 3, 2024
North Korean officials appear wearing Kim Jong Un loyalty badges for first time
News

North Korean officials appear wearing Kim Jong Un loyalty badges for first time

Experts say pins are part of move toward ‘full-scale idolization’ as leader establishes independence from predecessors

North Korean officials appear wearing Kim Jong Un loyalty badges for first time
Joon Ha ParkJoon Ha Park July 1, 2024
State media review: North Korea mocks Joe Biden over son Hunter’s conviction
Analysis

State media review: North Korea mocks Joe Biden over son Hunter’s conviction

An in-depth analysis of criticism of US gun violence, delegation to BRICS meeting and farming changes to improve diets

State media review: North Korea mocks Joe Biden over son Hunter’s conviction
Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon Chung June 27, 2024
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