May 17, 2021

Defector Issues

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Activist files criminal complaint against Moon for ‘siding with’ North Korea

Activist files criminal complaint against Moon for ‘siding with’ North Korea

Defector-activist Park Sang-hak accuses Moon Jae-in of “abusing authority” and “aiding” Pyongyang

Activist files criminal complaint against Moon for ‘siding with’ North Korea
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim May 13, 2021
Activist’s office raided after alleged anti-North Korea leaflet launch

Activist’s office raided after alleged anti-North Korea leaflet launch

Park Sang-hak claimed to have launched 500,000 leaflets last week in defiance of the new anti-leaflet law

Activist’s office raided after alleged anti-North Korea leaflet launch
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim May 6, 2021
Timeline: From Kim Jong Un’s famine reference to a signed cost-sharing deal
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Timeline: From Kim Jong Un’s famine reference to a signed cost-sharing deal

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

Timeline: From Kim Jong Un’s famine reference to a signed cost-sharing deal
NK Pro
NK Pro April 30, 2021
Coming to America – NKNews Podcast Ep. 178

Coming to America – NKNews Podcast Ep. 178

North Korean defector Hyun-seung "Arthur" Lee shares his perspective on North Korea's leadership and everyday lives

Coming to America – NKNews Podcast Ep. 178
NK News
NK News April 13, 2021
The world may lose its chance to bombard North Korea with information warfare
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The world may lose its chance to bombard North Korea with information warfare

North Korea’s borders are not as porous to outside media as they used to be, and crackdowns appear to be underway

The world may lose its chance to bombard North Korea with information warfare
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov April 8, 2021
Timeline: From Blinken’s Seoul visit to North Korea’s ballistic missile tests
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Timeline: From Blinken’s Seoul visit to North Korea’s ballistic missile tests

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from March 1 to March 31

Timeline: From Blinken’s Seoul visit to North Korea’s ballistic missile tests
NK Pro
NK Pro March 31, 2021
As of today, those who send flyers to North Korea can face three years in prison

As of today, those who send flyers to North Korea can face three years in prison

The new law bans flyers, money and goods from being sent to the DPRK. Some activists say they’ll do it anyway.

As of today, those who send flyers to North Korea can face three years in prison
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim March 30, 2021
North Korea in Feb. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in Feb. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from Feb. 1, 2021 to Feb. 28, 2021

North Korea in Feb. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro March 3, 2021
Rail trolleys, swim flippers and lockdown in Pyongyang – NKNews Podcast Ep. 172

Rail trolleys, swim flippers and lockdown in Pyongyang – NKNews Podcast Ep. 172

The NK News team discusses the latest departure of diplomats from North Korea and more in this roundtable podcast

Rail trolleys, swim flippers and lockdown in Pyongyang – NKNews Podcast Ep. 172
NK News
NK News March 2, 2021
North Korean defectors sue South Korean unification minister for defamation

North Korean defectors sue South Korean unification minister for defamation

Four defectors filed a criminal defamation complaint against minister Lee In-young on Monday

North Korean defectors sue South Korean unification minister for defamation
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung February 22, 2021
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