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Unification minister meets pastors to talk missionaries detained in North Korea
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Unification minister meets pastors to talk missionaries detained in North Korea

Kim Yung-ho asks Protestant leaders to help ensure return of six South Koreans in DPRK

Unification minister meets pastors to talk missionaries detained in North Korea
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer April 30, 2024
Ask a North Korean: Can North Korean couples get divorced?
Ask A North Korean

Ask a North Korean: Can North Korean couples get divorced?

DPRK society has become more accepting of divorce over the years, but this hasn’t made getting one much easier

Ask a North Korean: Can North Korean couples get divorced?
Rose April 30, 2024
Why some countries welcome North Korean laborers despite the sanctions risks
Analysis

Why some countries welcome North Korean laborers despite the sanctions risks

States evaluate benefits of hosting DPRK workers differently depending on need for labor, costs of punishment and more

Why some countries welcome North Korean laborers despite the sanctions risks
Peter WardPeter Ward April 30, 2024
ROK, US officials to visit site where North Korea abducted high schoolers
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ROK, US officials to visit site where North Korea abducted high schoolers

Seoul envoy announces trip amid efforts to draw attention to kidnappings and update UN human rights report

ROK, US officials to visit site where North Korea abducted high schoolers
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer April 26, 2024
What North Korea stands to gain — and lose — by sending workers overseas
Analysis

What North Korea stands to gain — and lose — by sending workers overseas

While the earning potential is lucrative for the regime, there are also many risks that come with exporting laborers

What North Korea stands to gain — and lose — by sending workers overseas
Peter WardPeter Ward April 26, 2024
Thousands of North Korean propaganda workers gather to boost Kim Jong Un worship
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Thousands of North Korean propaganda workers gather to boost Kim Jong Un worship

Leader did not attend conference where top official demanded attendees become ‘powerful megaphones’ for Kim’s teaching

Thousands of North Korean propaganda workers gather to boost Kim Jong Un worship
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko April 24, 2024
ROK ban on North Korean media limits free speech, State Department says
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ROK ban on North Korean media limits free speech, State Department says

US highlights how South Korean laws restrict freedoms, while finding no changes to DPRK’s poor human rights situation

ROK ban on North Korean media limits free speech, State Department says
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer April 23, 2024
North Korea expanding aging coal power plant in bid to fix electricity shortages
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North Korea expanding aging coal power plant in bid to fix electricity shortages

Construction at Pyongyang plant comes as DPRK continues to rely on coal infrastructure past operational lifespans

North Korea expanding aging coal power plant in bid to fix electricity shortages
Jacob BogleJacob Bogle April 23, 2024
North Korean defector-author wins defamation suit over sex crime allegations
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North Korean defector-author wins defamation suit over sex crime allegations

Supreme Court orders accuser and the broadcaster that covered her rape allegations to pay $29K to Jang Jin-sung

North Korean defector-author wins defamation suit over sex crime allegations
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim April 23, 2024
North Korea slams US envoy for ‘begging’ to revive sanctions during Asia trip
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North Korea slams US envoy for ‘begging’ to revive sanctions during Asia trip

DPRK accuses Linda Thomas-Greenfield of ignoring deteriorating situation in Middle East by visiting ROK and Japan

North Korea slams US envoy for ‘begging’ to revive sanctions during Asia trip
Joon Ha ParkJoon Ha Park April 19, 2024
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