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Defector Issues

Information related to North Korean defector issues

How N.Korean defectors embraced South Korea’s new media

How N.Korean defectors embraced South Korea’s new media

With interest in defector issue among young waning, alternate media is breaking down barriers

How N.Korean defectors embraced South Korea’s new media
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji September 22, 2016
South Korea split over whether to aid “arch-nemesis” in flood relief

South Korea split over whether to aid “arch-nemesis” in flood relief

Moderates urge Blue House to separate nuke tests from flooding, but govt says aid unlikely

South Korea split over whether to aid “arch-nemesis” in flood relief
JH Ahn
JH Ahn September 19, 2016
“Ms. Wang” and the curious case of North Korea’s Chinese citizens

“Ms. Wang” and the curious case of North Korea’s Chinese citizens

Understanding the DPRK's Chinese minority and what their future holds

“Ms. Wang” and the curious case of North Korea’s Chinese citizens
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov September 15, 2016
DPRK lies and videotape: North Korea’s “investigative” journalism

DPRK lies and videotape: North Korea’s “investigative” journalism

Cloaked in the language of objectivity, state media hits back at international condemnation

DPRK lies and videotape: North Korea’s “investigative” journalism
Sandra Fahy
Sandra Fahy September 14, 2016
Ask a North Korean: Can outside information bring change?

Ask a North Korean: Can outside information bring change?

"After watching drama and movies, I knew I desperately wanted to live in the world I saw"

Ask a North Korean: Can outside information bring change?
Jinhyok Park
Jinhyok Park September 13, 2016
Amid defections, it’s time to expose North Korea’s cash caches

Amid defections, it’s time to expose North Korea’s cash caches

Recent moves by slush fund managers, and some decent detective work, could reveal a lot

Amid defections, it’s time to expose North Korea’s cash caches
Robert E. McCoy
Robert E. McCoy September 12, 2016
Breaking taboos as a North Korean defector painter

Breaking taboos as a North Korean defector painter

"I'm not a political pop artist. This is my life story."

Breaking taboos as a North Korean defector painter
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji September 8, 2016
NKnet: Waging information war against North Korea

NKnet: Waging information war against North Korea

Veteran human rights activist stresses international solidarity to win over Juche-sponsored media

NKnet: Waging information war against North Korea
Kyung Lee
Kyung Lee September 7, 2016
Photo Pyongyang # 2: Former residents explain what tourists see

Photo Pyongyang # 2: Former residents explain what tourists see

'Are you asking what is good about the Pyongyang tram system?,' former citizen says

Photo Pyongyang # 2: Former residents explain what tourists see
JH Ahn
JH Ahn September 2, 2016
Photo Pyongyang # 1: Former residents explain what tourists see

Photo Pyongyang # 1: Former residents explain what tourists see

'No fun in waiting over 12 hours to become human propaganda letters,' former citizen says

Photo Pyongyang # 1: Former residents explain what tourists see
JH Ahn
JH Ahn September 1, 2016
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