December 04, 2021

Defector Issues

Information related to North Korean defector issues

Number of defectors entering resettlement center drop 85% in 1st half of 2021

Number of defectors entering resettlement center drop 85% in 1st half of 2021

North Korean defectors finding it difficult to reach South Korea amid COVID-19 border lockdowns, say ROK authorities

Number of defectors entering resettlement center drop 85% in 1st half of 2021
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung July 1, 2021
New dictionary aims to help defectors communicate in South Korean workplaces

New dictionary aims to help defectors communicate in South Korean workplaces

Defectors face high unemployment and discrimination due to accents, language barriers

New dictionary aims to help defectors communicate in South Korean workplaces
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 29, 2021
Ask a North Korean: Do average North Koreans hate Japanese people?

Ask a North Korean: Do average North Koreans hate Japanese people?

North Koreans are taught that Japan is the sworn enemy of the Korean people.

Ask a North Korean: Do average North Koreans hate Japanese people?
In-hua Kim
In-hua Kim June 7, 2021
Ask a North Korean: Can Joe Biden reach a breakthrough with North Korea?

Ask a North Korean: Can Joe Biden reach a breakthrough with North Korea?

"It's foolish to keep suggesting that North Korea seriously intends to denuclearize."

Ask a North Korean: Can Joe Biden reach a breakthrough with North Korea?
Hyun-Seung Lee
Hyun-Seung Lee May 31, 2021
Timeline: From US-ROK summit to child mine workers
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Timeline: From US-ROK summit to child mine workers

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

Timeline: From US-ROK summit to child mine workers
NK Pro
NK Pro May 31, 2021
How a minority opinion hijacked the narrative about the ‘anti-leaflet’ law

How a minority opinion hijacked the narrative about the ‘anti-leaflet’ law

There’s nothing sinister nor remarkable about trying to stop leafleting to North Korea

How a minority opinion hijacked the narrative about the ‘anti-leaflet’ law
Su-mi Jeon
Su-mi Jeon May 24, 2021
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
Podcast

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
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