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Mongolia detains 4 North Koreans who illegally crossed into country from China
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Mongolia detains 4 North Koreans who illegally crossed into country from China

Expert says Ulaanbataar may be trying to curry favor with Pyongyang ahead of key diplomatic anniversary

Mongolia detains 4 North Koreans who illegally crossed into country from China
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer May 18, 2023
State media review: ‘Little Boy’ spooks North Korea ahead of warm weather season
Analysis

State media review: ‘Little Boy’ spooks North Korea ahead of warm weather season

An in-depth analysis of warnings to brace for El Niño, more anti-ROK animations, a women’s clothing expo and more

State media review: ‘Little Boy’ spooks North Korea ahead of warm weather season
Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon Chung May 18, 2023
Multiple North Koreans cross maritime border to South Korea, Seoul says
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Multiple North Koreans cross maritime border to South Korea, Seoul says

At least one child among several DPRK residents reportedly aboard fishing boat that sailed into ROK waters

Multiple North Koreans cross maritime border to South Korea, Seoul says
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim May 18, 2023
US pick for DPRK human rights envoy warns rights abuses threaten global security
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US pick for DPRK human rights envoy warns rights abuses threaten global security

Julie Turner outlines plan to address North Korea’s ‘protracted’ human rights crises as Washington pointperson on issue

US pick for DPRK human rights envoy warns rights abuses threaten global security
Shreyas ReddyShreyas Reddy May 18, 2023
Fishermen convicted of crimes after detainment in North Korea to receive retrial
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Fishermen convicted of crimes after detainment in North Korea to receive retrial

Seoul prosecutors says ROK citizens were wrongly accused over 50 years ago due to anti-communist sentiment

Fishermen convicted of crimes after detainment in North Korea to receive retrial
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer May 17, 2023
How North Korean mining has left a toxic legacy for the country’s people
Analysis

How North Korean mining has left a toxic legacy for the country’s people

Satellite imagery shows a lack of safeguards has led to contamination of rivers and soil and endangered human health

How North Korean mining has left a toxic legacy for the country’s people
Jacob BogleJacob Bogle May 17, 2023
UN committee questions China about forced deportation of North Korean women
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UN committee questions China about forced deportation of North Korean women

Advocate says inquiry is sign of UN efforts to hold Beijing accountable for human rights violations against defectors

UN committee questions China about forced deportation of North Korean women
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer May 16, 2023
North Korea continues to persecute tens of thousands of religious believers: US
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North Korea continues to persecute tens of thousands of religious believers: US

State Department calls DPRK’s denial of religious freedom ‘absolute,’ highlighting executions, torture and arrests

North Korea continues to persecute tens of thousands of religious believers: US
Shreyas ReddyShreyas Reddy May 16, 2023
Helping North Koreans by promoting reform from within – Ep. 289
North Korea News Podcast

Helping North Koreans by promoting reform from within – Ep. 289

Joanna Hosaniak discusses the origins and politicization of the DPRK human rights movement and where it should go next

Helping North Koreans by promoting reform from within – Ep. 289
Jacco ZwetslootJacco Zwetsloot | NK News May 16, 2023
Dandong dispatch: How COVID has reshaped the North Korea border region
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Dandong dispatch: How COVID has reshaped the North Korea border region

Orwellian controls have made Chinese border provinces a less welcoming place for outsiders — especially DPRK defectors

Dandong dispatch: How COVID has reshaped the North Korea border region
J.R. Kim May 15, 2023