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Defectors say they were unlawfully detained and tortured during resettlement process, raising human rights concerns
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Seoul National University poll shows greater pessimism about the DPRK, more support for domestic nuclear program
Park Sang-hak accuses Yoon administration of aligning with Pyongyang as ROK authorities interrupt latest balloon launch
Unification ministry says it seeks to avoid ‘unnecessary danger’ ahead of series of human rights events
Seohyun Lee discusses her life in an elite DPRK family and how her view of the country radically changed while abroad
Statement says both fishermen in their 20s and from Chongjin, information that expert says ‘humanizes’ their case
In exclusive letters from prison, man blackmailed by DPRK defends his actions as necessary to save family in country
The joy of the holiday mingles with sadness of family separation for those who can’t visit hometowns and loved ones
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