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The NK News team talks latest developments on DPRK, from forced repatriation to COVID and more
Organizations set aside time for reading newspapers, but most citizens find it tedious and overstuffed with ideology
NK News team members and former military cross Civilian Control Line to get close to North Korea in central border area
Robert King says South Korea no longer willing to place DPRK human rights on back burner, calls on US to do the same
ROK authorities refused to allow DPRK partisan Ri Tu Hwa to return to North after she was captured during Korean War
Opinions fall along party lines, with conservatives more likely to see handover by progressive government as mistake
Fisherman was one of two sentenced to time for attack on Russian coast guard, and case will now go to higher court
Jihyun Park’s account of her escape from the DPRK provides a sobering look at her struggle for freedom
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