Information related to North Korean defector issues
Unification ministry says man’s possessions indicate he was DPRK citizen, though it’s unclear if he was trying to defect
Park Sang-hak says Fighters for a Free North Korea released 20 balloons from border island despite calls for ‘restraint’
DPRK’s ‘revolutionary’ politics left no room for choice, but ROK’s democratic system can be bewildering for defectors
Prosecutors say alleged abuse of minors at pastor’s school took place over 6-year period, including in Dec. 2022
Washington raises concern about forced repatriation of defectors in statement marking start of North Korea Freedom Week
A defector shares what DPRK taught him about equality and how living in South Korea has shaped his views on capitalism
The NK News team discusses North Korea-Russia military cooperation, US-ROK drills, DPRK easing border controls and more
Artists have little say over what they perform, and they must make immense personal sacrifices to practice their craft
Experts raise concerns about eliminating departments focused on inter-Korean peace, though some call changes necessary
Open letter comes as human rights groups have pushed to increase pressure on Beijing ahead of DPRK border reopening
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