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Nonprofits urge UN to update ‘historic’ report on North Korea human rights abuse
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Nonprofits urge UN to update ‘historic’ report on North Korea human rights abuse

Activists say new Commission of Inquiry report needed to address issues under Kim Jong Un and draw attention to problem

Nonprofits urge UN to update ‘historic’ report on North Korea human rights abuse
Shreyas ReddyShreyas Reddy March 15, 2024
Russia has fired North Korean missiles at Ukraine some 50 times, prosecutors say
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Russia has fired North Korean missiles at Ukraine some 50 times, prosecutors say

Ukraine alleges DPRK missiles have struck at least six regions, singling out ballistic missile attacks on Kharkiv

Russia has fired North Korean missiles at Ukraine some 50 times, prosecutors say
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin March 15, 2024
State media review: North Korea lauds nation’s ‘mom’ Kim Jong Un on women’s day
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State media review: North Korea lauds nation’s ‘mom’ Kim Jong Un on women’s day

An in-depth review of lip service for gender equality, a report on soccer victory, Tree Planting Day and more

State media review: North Korea lauds nation’s ‘mom’ Kim Jong Un on women’s day
Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon Chung March 14, 2024
Victims of North Korean repatriation campaign sue for compensation in ROK court
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Victims of North Korean repatriation campaign sue for compensation in ROK court

First ROK lawsuit over case alleges DPRK lured Koreans in Japan with false promises and that Seoul didn’t protect them

Victims of North Korean repatriation campaign sue for compensation in ROK court
Lina ParkLina Park | Shreyas Reddy March 14, 2024
What can still be done about widespread human rights abuses in North Korea
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What can still be done about widespread human rights abuses in North Korea

Little has changed since UN detailed crimes against humanity, but experts see ways to build on success raising awareness

What can still be done about widespread human rights abuses in North Korea
Gabriela BernalGabriela Bernal March 14, 2024
South Korean pastor arrested in Russia worked with North Korean defectors: NGO
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South Korean pastor arrested in Russia worked with North Korean defectors: NGO

Global Love Rice Sharing Foundation says Baek Kwang-soon helped escapees in Far East but denies he engaged in spying

South Korean pastor arrested in Russia worked with North Korean defectors: NGO
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin | Lina Park March 12, 2024
Why North Korea finally embraced 4G mobile networks, years after rest of world
Analysis

Why North Korea finally embraced 4G mobile networks, years after rest of world

Experts say growing consumer demand likely drove change but that regime’s paranoia will ensure it remains a step behind

Why North Korea finally embraced 4G mobile networks, years after rest of world
Shreyas ReddyShreyas Reddy March 12, 2024
How a surge in medical imports reveals new opportunities to engage North Korea
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How a surge in medical imports reveals new opportunities to engage North Korea

DPRK trade trends point to greater medical need or shifting policies, suggesting Pyongyang would be open to aid

How a surge in medical imports reveals new opportunities to engage North Korea
C. Yoonhee RyderC. Yoonhee Ryder | Kee B. Park March 12, 2024
North Korea starts building factories in 13 more areas for rural development
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North Korea starts building factories in 13 more areas for rural development

DPRK finishes breaking ground in 20 cities and counties, while hinting party will directly oversee 20x10 initiative

North Korea starts building factories in 13 more areas for rural development
Joon Ha ParkJoon Ha Park March 11, 2024
US court orders forfeiture of 145 crypto accounts tied to North Korea cybercrime
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US court orders forfeiture of 145 crypto accounts tied to North Korea cybercrime

Washington alleges two Chinese nationals used accounts to launder some $100M in virtual assets stolen by DPRK

US court orders forfeiture of 145 crypto accounts tied to North Korea cybercrime
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin March 8, 2024
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