Information related to North Korean defector issues
An analytical look at the main developments from Nov. 1, 2020 to Nov. 30, 2020
A new photo book called "Unperson" explores the lives and memories of North Korean escapees now living in the South
Lawmakers clash as bill passes first step on Wednesday, with dissenters calling it “evil” and “excessive”
North Koreans are in the throes of a mandated, national “labor battle” — a “torturous” time that defectors can’t forget
“North Korean workers are eager to go to Russia. In North Korea, they’d be working all year long for meager wages.”
Groups accused of violating inter-Korean exchange law by sending balloons filled with bibles or leaflets, sources say
The person likely crossed barbed wire at the eastern frontline of the border, ROK military officials told reporters
An analytical look at the main developments from Oct. 1, 2020 to Oct. 31, 2020
NK Pro timeline charts the key events from Oct. 1 - Oct. 31
At least 1,000 North Koreans came to the South every year for the last two decades. But so far, only 195 arrived in 2020
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