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Defection from N. Korea: A report from the war zone

Defection from N. Korea: A report from the war zone

Journalist haunted by memories of North Koreans he reported on in China, Siberia, elsewhere

Defection from N. Korea: A report from the war zone
Rob York
Rob York May 4, 2015
North and South Korea: Toujours triste

North and South Korea: Toujours triste

Events at end of April, beginning of May highlight ongoing struggle for victims’ recognition on Korean Peninsula

North and South Korea: Toujours triste
Dennis P. Halpin
Dennis P. Halpin April 29, 2015
Read my lips: Don’t believe North Korea’s ‘no taxes’ talk

Read my lips: Don’t believe North Korea’s ‘no taxes’ talk

Officially banned since '74, taxes still hit North Koreans in different forms

Read my lips: Don’t believe North Korea’s ‘no taxes’ talk
Kim Yoo-sung
Kim Yoo-sung April 24, 2015
Empowering North Korean defectors in the U.S.

Empowering North Korean defectors in the U.S.

Defection to U.S. an entirely different challenge than going to South Korea, ENoK president says

Empowering North Korean defectors in the U.S.
David Tian
David Tian April 13, 2015
North Korea never misses chance to bash U.S.

North Korea never misses chance to bash U.S.

Regime succeeds in making people fearful, despite inroads made by American pop culture

North Korea never misses chance to bash U.S.
Ji-Min Kang
Ji-Min Kang April 1, 2015
Fighter pilot’s story says much about unseen side of Korean War

Fighter pilot’s story says much about unseen side of Korean War

'Camp 14' author rebounds with new daring defection tale, which says great deal about Korean War realpolitik

Fighter pilot’s story says much about unseen side of Korean War
Rob York
Rob York March 30, 2015
Film to document efforts to rescue North Korean refugees

Film to document efforts to rescue North Korean refugees

Fly-on-wall style documentary tracks rescue process and humanitarian who undertakes it

Film to document efforts to rescue North Korean refugees
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald March 26, 2015
After 60 years of division, how do North Koreans say ‘tractor?’

After 60 years of division, how do North Koreans say ‘tractor?’

Among other differences, North Koreans have little use for loanwords, even from Chinese

After 60 years of division, how do North Koreans say ‘tractor?’
Kim Yoo-sung
Kim Yoo-sung March 25, 2015
Author of book on North Korea’s founding addresses Shin controversy

Author of book on North Korea’s founding addresses Shin controversy

Author emphasizes efforts to make updated version of Shin story available, plus trauma's effect on memory

Author of book on North Korea’s founding addresses Shin controversy
John Power
John Power March 18, 2015
Book on defecting fighter pilot tackles North Korea’s founding

Book on defecting fighter pilot tackles North Korea’s founding

Author of controversial story on Shin Dong-hyuk tells story of a very different kind of defector

Book on defecting fighter pilot tackles North Korea’s founding
John Power
John Power March 17, 2015
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