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North Korea in July 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

North Korea in July 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from July 1, 2021 to July 31, 2021

North Korea in July 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
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No more defectors? What the drop in numbers means for North Korea and the world

No more defectors? What the drop in numbers means for North Korea and the world

Circumstances in the DPRK are dire, and lack of new arrivals cuts off key information source

No more defectors? What the drop in numbers means for North Korea and the world
James FretwellJames Fretwell July 22, 2021
North Korea human rights activists in South Korea struggle under Moon Jae-in

North Korea human rights activists in South Korea struggle under Moon Jae-in

The government’s pro-engagement policy has increased pressure on South Korean NGOs, as financial challenges linger

North Korea human rights activists in South Korea struggle under Moon Jae-in
Sarah A. SonSarah A. Son July 7, 2021
Timeline: From US-ROK summit to child mine workers

Timeline: From US-ROK summit to child mine workers

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from May 1 to May 31

Timeline: From US-ROK summit to child mine workers
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Timeline: From Kim Jong Un’s famine reference to a signed cost-sharing deal

Timeline: From Kim Jong Un’s famine reference to a signed cost-sharing deal

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from April 1 to April 30

Timeline: From Kim Jong Un’s famine reference to a signed cost-sharing deal
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Timeline: From Blinken’s Seoul visit to North Korea’s ballistic missile tests

Timeline: From Blinken’s Seoul visit to North Korea’s ballistic missile tests

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from March 1 to March 31

Timeline: From Blinken’s Seoul visit to North Korea’s ballistic missile tests
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North Korea in Feb. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

North Korea in Feb. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from Feb. 1, 2021 to Feb. 28, 2021

North Korea in Feb. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in Jan. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

North Korea in Jan. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from Jan. 1, 2021 to Jan. 31, 2021

North Korea in Jan. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
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Timeline: From the Eighth Party Congress to Biden’s inauguration

Timeline: From the Eighth Party Congress to Biden’s inauguration

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from Jan. 1 - Jan. 31

Timeline: From the Eighth Party Congress to Biden’s inauguration
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North Korea in Dec. 2020: A month in review and what’s ahead

North Korea in Dec. 2020: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from Dec. 1, 2020 to Dec. 31, 2020

North Korea in Dec. 2020: A month in review and what’s ahead
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