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Defector-activist says he sent anti-Kim leaflets and medicine into North Korea
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Defector-activist says he sent anti-Kim leaflets and medicine into North Korea

Park Sang-hak’s latest balloon launch follows Supreme Court ruling in his favor in case over cross-border leafleting

Defector-activist says he sent anti-Kim leaflets and medicine into North Korea
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim May 8, 2023
Ask a North Korean: What was it like to travel abroad for the first time?
Ask A North Korean

Ask a North Korean: What was it like to travel abroad for the first time?

Joshua Kim writes about marveling at Incheon airport, how Vietnam reminded him of the DPRK and more

Ask a North Korean: What was it like to travel abroad for the first time?
Joshua Kim May 8, 2023
ROK court reverses ruling against activists over anti-North Korea leafleting
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ROK court reverses ruling against activists over anti-North Korea leafleting

Supreme Court says defector group's balloon launches don’t harm public interest, finds legal status unjustly revoked

ROK court reverses ruling against activists over anti-North Korea leafleting
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim May 5, 2023
Food security remains ‘fragile’ in North Korea but data hard to come by: Report
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Food security remains ‘fragile’ in North Korea but data hard to come by: Report

US-backed food security network says poor water supply and COVID border closures likely making bad situation worse

Food security remains ‘fragile’ in North Korea but data hard to come by: Report
Shreyas ReddyShreyas Reddy May 4, 2023
State media review: North Korea marks May Day with Kim praise and cow prizes
Analysis

State media review: North Korea marks May Day with Kim praise and cow prizes

An in-depth analysis of workers’ holiday celebrations, new animation episodes and mid-tier housing project coverage

State media review: North Korea marks May Day with Kim praise and cow prizes
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko May 4, 2023
US ‘deeply concerned’ about North Korean abductions, human rights violations
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US ‘deeply concerned’ about North Korean abductions, human rights violations

Senior official meets Japanese family of kidnapping victims, while Seoul says human rights is key issue for unification

US ‘deeply concerned’ about North Korean abductions, human rights violations
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim May 4, 2023
North Korea stirs anti-US frenzy with new posters, burns Biden and Yoon effigies
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North Korea stirs anti-US frenzy with new posters, burns Biden and Yoon effigies

State media reports release of first anti-US and ROK propaganda posters in 5 years as Pyongyang denounces allies’ summit

North Korea stirs anti-US frenzy with new posters, burns Biden and Yoon effigies
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko May 4, 2023
North Korean factory poster urges cyber safety as country’s hacking threat grows
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North Korean factory poster urges cyber safety as country’s hacking threat grows

State TV briefly shows poster with cyber terms like 'spyware,' providing glimpse into domestic education on cyberattacks

North Korean factory poster urges cyber safety as country’s hacking threat grows
Shreyas ReddyShreyas Reddy May 3, 2023
North Korea in April 2023: A month in review and what’s ahead
Month in Review

North Korea in April 2023: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from April 1, 2023 to April 30, 2023

North Korea in April 2023: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK ProNK Pro May 3, 2023
Timeline: From the US-ROK summit to North Korea’s first solid-fuel ICBM test
Analysis

Timeline: From the US-ROK summit to North Korea’s first solid-fuel ICBM test

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

Timeline: From the US-ROK summit to North Korea’s first solid-fuel ICBM test
NK ProNK Pro May 3, 2023