December 04, 2021

Defector Issues

Information related to North Korean defector issues

The world may lose its chance to bombard North Korea with information warfare
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The world may lose its chance to bombard North Korea with information warfare

North Korea’s borders are not as porous to outside media as they used to be, and crackdowns appear to be underway

The world may lose its chance to bombard North Korea with information warfare
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov April 8, 2021
Timeline: From Blinken’s Seoul visit to North Korea’s ballistic missile tests
NK PRO

Timeline: From Blinken’s Seoul visit to North Korea’s ballistic missile tests

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

Timeline: From Blinken’s Seoul visit to North Korea’s ballistic missile tests
NK Pro
NK Pro March 31, 2021
As of today, those who send flyers to North Korea can face three years in prison

As of today, those who send flyers to North Korea can face three years in prison

The new law bans flyers, money and goods from being sent to the DPRK. Some activists say they’ll do it anyway.

As of today, those who send flyers to North Korea can face three years in prison
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim March 30, 2021
North Korea in Feb. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
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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

North Korea in Feb. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro March 3, 2021
Rail trolleys, swim flippers and lockdown in Pyongyang – NKNews Podcast Ep. 172
Podcast

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

Rail trolleys, swim flippers and lockdown in Pyongyang – NKNews Podcast Ep. 172
NK News
NK News March 2, 2021
North Korean defectors sue South Korean unification minister for defamation

North Korean defectors sue South Korean unification minister for defamation

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

North Korean defectors sue South Korean unification minister for defamation
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung February 22, 2021
Despite heavy security, North Korean man wearing swimming flippers enters South

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

Despite heavy security, North Korean man wearing swimming flippers enters South
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim February 17, 2021
Two women accuse North Korean defector-poet Jang Jin-sung of rape

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

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

Two women accuse North Korean defector-poet Jang Jin-sung of rape
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim | Kelly Kasulis | Won-Gi Jung February 16, 2021
Kim Jong Un’s water slide, missing wife and vaccines – NKNews Podcast Ep. 169
Podcast

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

Kim Jong Un’s water slide, missing wife and vaccines – NKNews Podcast Ep. 169
NK News
NK News February 9, 2021
North Korea in Jan. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK PRO

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

North Korea in Jan. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro February 3, 2021
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