Information related to North Korean defector issues
Many defectors believe that they can return to North Korea unnoticed and resume normal lives — and they might be right
Unification minister’s contentious remarks come as North and South reach two-years since a key military agreement
Women defectors face sex trafficking and violence during their escape. But 1 in 4 face even more violence in the South.
"Even holding hands in public — let alone anything like Tinder — is frowned upon as anti-socialist behavior"
NK Pro timeline charts the key events from Aug. 1 to Aug. 31
Military strength & surveillance core to 2021 defense budget; unification ministry makes cuts to defector resettlement
"Those with money view those without it as non-human ... They work those beneath them like slaves."
After leaflets raised ire in Pyongyang, Seoul police are investigating activist groups — but some say it's going too far
The decision is part of a greater, ongoing case between defector-led activist groups and the unification ministry
Human rights groups accuse the unification ministry of painting their activism in a negative light to foreign reporters
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