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North Korean wig exports hold strong despite overall decline in trade with China
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North Korean wig exports hold strong despite overall decline in trade with China

Expert says slump in bilateral exchange in first two months of 2024 likely due to downturn in Chinese economy

North Korean wig exports hold strong despite overall decline in trade with China
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin March 20, 2024
How dictatorship shapes the politics of the North Korean diaspora – Ep. 334
North Korea News Podcast

How dictatorship shapes the politics of the North Korean diaspora – Ep. 334

Sheena Chestnut Greitens discusses how defectors navigate democracy and the regime’s efforts to control those who leave

How dictatorship shapes the politics of the North Korean diaspora – Ep. 334
Jacco ZwetslootJacco Zwetsloot | NK News March 20, 2024
China spars with UN human rights envoy over forced repatriation of North Koreans
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China spars with UN human rights envoy over forced repatriation of North Koreans

Beijing’s delegate disparages defectors as illegal migrants, rejecting concerns that escapees face torture back in DPRK

China spars with UN human rights envoy over forced repatriation of North Koreans
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer March 19, 2024
North Korea opens massive greenhouse complex, but makes false claims about size
Analysis

North Korea opens massive greenhouse complex, but makes false claims about size

Claims about bulldozing major military bases to build ‘world’s largest’ farm mislead public about project, NK Pro finds

North Korea opens massive greenhouse complex, but makes false claims about size
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko March 18, 2024
South Korea reconvenes advisory body on unification plans with North Korea
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South Korea reconvenes advisory body on unification plans with North Korea

Activist says body has no power to set policy but that members could help push updates to outdated inter-Korean policy

South Korea reconvenes advisory body on unification plans with North Korea
Joon Ha ParkJoon Ha Park March 15, 2024
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
Analysis

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
Analysis

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
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