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North Korea cancels visits by European delegations at last minute, sources say
News

North Korea cancels visits by European delegations at last minute, sources say

Expert says cancellation of trips to check facilities suggests security officials don’t want return of Western presence

North Korea cancels visits by European delegations at last minute, sources say
Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll | Joe Smith May 3, 2024
North Korea demands police combat ‘illegal activities’ at first meeting in years
News

North Korea demands police combat ‘illegal activities’ at first meeting in years

Expert says focus of first conference since 2012 hints at efforts to curtail corruption and foreign cultural influence

North Korea demands police combat ‘illegal activities’ at first meeting in years
Shreyas ReddyShreyas Reddy May 2, 2024
State media review: North Korea shuns Cuban leader’s ‘affectionate greetings’
Analysis

State media review: North Korea shuns Cuban leader’s ‘affectionate greetings’

An in-depth analysis of Cuba-DPRK tensions, May Day celebrations and criticism of US space ‘militarization’

State media review: North Korea shuns Cuban leader’s ‘affectionate greetings’
Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon Chung May 2, 2024
Dennis Halpin, advocate for North Korean refugees and comfort women, dies at 75
News

Dennis Halpin, advocate for North Korean refugees and comfort women, dies at 75

Former State Department official drew on his Catholic faith to promote human rights in both Koreas over five decades

Dennis Halpin, advocate for North Korean refugees and comfort women, dies at 75
Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll May 2, 2024
Why North Korea has embraced sustainable development – Ep. 340
North Korea News Podcast

Why North Korea has embraced sustainable development – Ep. 340

Sojin Lim discusses the DPRK’s compliance with some international standards and disregard for others

Why North Korea has embraced sustainable development – Ep. 340
The Panel of Experts on North Korea is dead. Long live the Panel of Experts.
Opinion

The Panel of Experts on North Korea is dead. Long live the Panel of Experts.

End of UN group monitoring DPRK sanctions is a major loss, but it’s possible to limit damage and explore new approaches

The Panel of Experts on North Korea is dead. Long live the Panel of Experts.
John EverardJohn Everard May 1, 2024
Unification minister meets pastors to talk missionaries detained in North Korea
News

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
News

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
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