March 04, 2021

Defector Issues

Information related to North Korean defector issues

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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

NK Pro March 3, 2021

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

NK News March 2, 2021

North Korean defectors sue South Korean unification minister for defamation

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

Won-Gi Jung February 22, 2021

Despite heavy security, North Korean man wearing swimming flippers enters South

The incident comes after South Korea’s military was put in the hot seat for failing to catch border crossings last year

Jeongmin Kim February 17, 2021

Two women accuse North Korean defector-poet Jang Jin-sung of rape

Prominent "Dear Leader" author denies allegations of rape, blackmail and sexual coercion

Jeongmin Kim | Kelly Kasulis | Won-Gi Jung February 16, 2021

Kim Jong Un’s water slide, missing wife and vaccines – NKNews Podcast Ep. 169

NK News's Jeongmin Kim, Colin Zwirko and Won-Gi Jung discuss the latest stories coming out of North Korea

NK News February 9, 2021
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North Korea in Jan. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from Jan. 1, 2021 to Jan. 31, 2021

NK Pro February 3, 2021
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Timeline: From the Eighth Party Congress to Biden’s inauguration

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from Jan. 1 - Jan. 31

NK Pro February 1, 2021

Letters from prison: Park Jong-lin, North Korean spy and detainee, dies at 89

For decades, Park Jong-lin longed for the day to meet the daughter he left behind in the North

Won-Gi Jung January 29, 2021

North Korean diplomat in Kuwait defected to South Korea, government sources say

Ryu Hyun-woo is reportedly the former chargé d'affaires at North Korea’s embassy in Kuwait

Jeongmin Kim January 25, 2021
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