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Defector Issues

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How Yanbian became a meeting place for both Koreas

How Yanbian became a meeting place for both Koreas

North Korea labor, South Korean investment and culture meet in Chinese border province

How Yanbian became a meeting place for both Koreas
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov October 16, 2014
Hello from a former resident of Mt. Paektu, North Korea

Hello from a former resident of Mt. Paektu, North Korea

Ask a North Korean column relaunches with two new writers joining Ji Min from Pyongyang

Hello from a former resident of Mt. Paektu, North Korea
Je Son Lee
Je Son Lee October 8, 2014
Why researching defectors takes creativity

Why researching defectors takes creativity

Academic says human relatability matters helps those studying refugees learn new information

Why researching defectors takes creativity
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza October 2, 2014
Famine survivors used humor to cope – Interview

Famine survivors used humor to cope – Interview

Academic who talked with defectors finds many feel ambivalent about N. Korean government

Famine survivors used humor to cope – Interview
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza October 1, 2014
Why North Koreans are driven to drive

Why North Koreans are driven to drive

How cars became a status symbol north of the DMZ, and why this carries over after defection

Why North Koreans are driven to drive
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov September 23, 2014
Watching the defectors: speaking truth to power
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Watching the defectors: speaking truth to power

Exiles may not be typical, but their voices are authentic and vital

Watching the defectors: speaking truth to power
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter September 15, 2014
Are human rights activists launching balloons into North Korea making any difference?

Are human rights activists launching balloons into North Korea making any difference?

Could balloons carrying information and money into North Korea bring down the North Korean government?

Are human rights activists launching balloons into North Korea making any difference?
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham September 10, 2014
Meet Mr. Pak: North Korean entrepreneur

Meet Mr. Pak: North Korean entrepreneur

Foreign-currency acquisition can be good business, but risks abound

Meet Mr. Pak: North Korean entrepreneur
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov August 19, 2014
North Koreans in the city: clash of work ethics

North Koreans in the city: clash of work ethics

Why North Korean tardiness is not the same thing as laziness

North Koreans in the city: clash of work ethics
Tatiana Gabroussenko
Tatiana Gabroussenko August 15, 2014
Oh: Aiding bottom-up marketization key to reform

Oh: Aiding bottom-up marketization key to reform

U.S., S. Korea must step up efforts to provide information, mobilize N. Koreans, expert says

Oh: Aiding bottom-up marketization key to reform
Phebe Kim
Phebe Kim August 14, 2014
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