October 16, 2021

Human Security / Human Rights

Information related to human security / human rights in North Korea

Photos: North Korean harvest, new homes as seen from South’s new border lookout

Photos: North Korean harvest, new homes as seen from South’s new border lookout

Tourists in bustling South Korea can zoom in on the comparatively quiet life in villages across the border

Photos: North Korean harvest, new homes as seen from South’s new border lookout
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko October 14, 2021
The circuitous connections between the Korean War and the War on Terror

The circuitous connections between the Korean War and the War on Terror

Twenty years after 9/11, Bush’s Axis of Evil speech still epitomizes flawed DPRK policy that perpetuates ‘forever war’

The circuitous connections between the Korean War and the War on Terror
Daniel Jasper
Daniel Jasper October 14, 2021
Power for peace: Kim Jong Un frames missiles as deterrent against ‘war itself’

Power for peace: Kim Jong Un frames missiles as deterrent against ‘war itself’

In defense expo speech, North Korean leader dismisses US as insincere and criticizes those who ‘incite’ tensions

Power for peace: Kim Jong Un frames missiles as deterrent against ‘war itself’
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim October 13, 2021
To ensure peace, Biden must remove barriers to engagement with North Korea

To ensure peace, Biden must remove barriers to engagement with North Korea

Former President Eisenhower’s emphasis on people-to-people contact remains a model for avoiding conflict

To ensure peace, Biden must remove barriers to engagement with North Korea
Matt Abbott
Matt Abbott October 13, 2021
North Koreans suffer amid ‘creeping apathy’ from the world, UN watchdog warns

North Koreans suffer amid ‘creeping apathy’ from the world, UN watchdog warns

Report says sanctions, oppressive border lockdowns push North Koreans to choose between hunger and COVID-19

North Koreans suffer amid ‘creeping apathy’ from the world, UN watchdog warns
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell October 12, 2021
North Korean human rights abuses and reunification – NKNews Podcast Ep. 204
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North Korean human rights abuses and reunification – NKNews Podcast Ep. 204

Nam Bada discusses how PSCORE helps North Korean defectors and works towards reunifying the Korean Peninsula

North Korean human rights abuses and reunification – NKNews Podcast Ep. 204
NK News
NK News October 12, 2021
North Korea reports no COVID-19 cases amid reports of humanitarian aid shipment

North Korea reports no COVID-19 cases amid reports of humanitarian aid shipment

World Health Organization said DPRK received personal protective equipment, masks and test reagents

North Korea reports no COVID-19 cases amid reports of humanitarian aid shipment
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim October 11, 2021
US blames Pyongyang for its people’s ‘suffering,’ but supports humanitarian aid

US blames Pyongyang for its people’s ‘suffering,’ but supports humanitarian aid

Remarks come after report that UN expert will call for easing sanctions to improve DPRK human rights situation

US blames Pyongyang for its people’s ‘suffering,’ but supports humanitarian aid
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung October 8, 2021
Japanese leader says North Korean nuclear development ‘absolutely unacceptable’

Japanese leader says North Korean nuclear development ‘absolutely unacceptable’

In major speech, Fumio Kishida also pledged to work toward a nuclear-free world and a resolution to the abduction issue

Japanese leader says North Korean nuclear development ‘absolutely unacceptable’
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung October 8, 2021
Taekwondo, tourism and trade: Estonia’s ties with North Korea
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Taekwondo, tourism and trade: Estonia’s ties with North Korea

Baltic state objects to DPRK’s weapons programs, but private actors drive exchange despite lack of formal relationship

Taekwondo, tourism and trade: Estonia’s ties with North Korea
Erko Elblaus
Erko Elblaus October 7, 2021
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