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Chinese sportswear firm to supply North Korean national soccer teams’ uniforms
News

Chinese sportswear firm to supply North Korean national soccer teams’ uniforms

Expert says deal could fall into sanctions gray area depending on how Beijing classifies ‘recreational sports equipment’

Chinese sportswear firm to supply North Korean national soccer teams’ uniforms
Shreyas ReddyShreyas Reddy January 29, 2024
North Korea blasts ‘rampant violence’ against youth and women in UK
News

North Korea blasts ‘rampant violence’ against youth and women in UK

But expert calls report, which fails to reveal official statistics, a routine bashing of countries hostile to DPRK

North Korea blasts ‘rampant violence’ against youth and women in UK
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin January 26, 2024
State media review: North Korea celebrates ties with developing world
Analysis

State media review: North Korea celebrates ties with developing world

An in-depth analysis of DPRK diplomacy, new homes for miners in typhoon-hit region and anti-US propaganda

State media review: North Korea celebrates ties with developing world
Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon Chung January 25, 2024
North Korea cancels Pyongyang marathon for fifth straight year: Tour agency
News

North Korea cancels Pyongyang marathon for fifth straight year: Tour agency

Cancellation likely due to lack of time to organize race rather than indicator of tourism status, event partner says

North Korea cancels Pyongyang marathon for fifth straight year: Tour agency
Shreyas ReddyShreyas Reddy January 23, 2024
Distilling a life: A North Korean escapee takes her homebrews out of the shadows
Features

Distilling a life: A North Korean escapee takes her homebrews out of the shadows

Kim Seonghui learned the North's art of alcohol in secret. Now she’s turning it into a business in the South.

Distilling a life: A North Korean escapee takes her homebrews out of the shadows
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Joon Ha Park January 22, 2024
New North Korean propaganda poster depicts tank crushing South Koreans
News

New North Korean propaganda poster depicts tank crushing South Koreans

State-produced poster revives decades-old motif as Kim Jong Un intensifies anti-US and ROK rhetoric

New North Korean propaganda poster depicts tank crushing South Koreans
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko January 22, 2024
Interview: Depicting the inequalities of North Korean army life in film
Interviews

Interview: Depicting the inequalities of North Korean army life in film

DPRK escapee Jung Haneul discusses how he drew on his own experiences in the military to craft his directorial debut

Interview: Depicting the inequalities of North Korean army life in film
Lina ParkLina Park January 19, 2024
State media review: North Korea blasts ‘belligerent bombast’ of Yoon Suk-yeol
Analysis

State media review: North Korea blasts ‘belligerent bombast’ of Yoon Suk-yeol

An in-depth analysis of criticism of ROK drills, death of Kim Jong Un’s shepherd and DPRK’s stance on Taiwan election

State media review: North Korea blasts ‘belligerent bombast’ of Yoon Suk-yeol
Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon Chung January 18, 2024
In memoriam: Documenting North Korea’s sweeping purge of all things inter-Korean
Analysis

In memoriam: Documenting North Korea’s sweeping purge of all things inter-Korean

NK Pro has cataloged every propaganda site and organization the DPRK has killed as it overhauls policy toward South

In memoriam: Documenting North Korea’s sweeping purge of all things inter-Korean
Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon Chung | Shreyas Reddy January 18, 2024
Ask a North Korean: Why a DPRK laborer in Russia decided to defect
Ask A North Korean

Ask a North Korean: Why a DPRK laborer in Russia decided to defect

A recent defector writes about growing disillusioned during 90s famine and how pandemic pushed him to make a break

Ask a North Korean: Why a DPRK laborer in Russia decided to defect
Jin Ju-dong January 17, 2024
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