December 05, 2020

Human Security / Human Rights

Information related to human security / human rights in North Korea

Human Rights Watch decries bill that could jail North Korea activists

The South Korean bill could fine leafleting activists up to $27,200 or jail them for up to three years

Kelly Kasulis December 4, 2020

North Korea in Nov. 2020: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from Nov. 1, 2020 to Nov. 30, 2020

NK Pro December 3, 2020

UN drops North Korea from key aid report after dwindled access to the country

The report names countries that desperately need aid in 2021, amid the “deepest global recession since the 1930s”

Won-Gi Jung December 3, 2020

Diplomats and aid workers exit North Korea, only two UN staff members remaining

The latest departure suggests that foreign humanitarian workers only have a skeletal presence in North Korea right now

Chad O'Carroll December 2, 2020

Document: New UN sanctions exemptions guidelines for North Korea-related aid

New guidelines detail the sanctions exemptions process for humanitarian groups trying to help North Korea

NK Pro December 2, 2020

Timeline: From Pyongyang's election silence to trade dips and Politburo meetings

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from Nov. 1 - Nov. 30

NK Pro December 2, 2020

North Korea reports 8,594 ‘suspected’ COVID-19 cases, zero confirmed infections

The DPRK reports its coronavirus numbers to the World Health Organization on a semi-regular basis

Jeongmin Kim | Won-Gi Jung December 1, 2020

Giant octopus slide? North Korea shows off new, colorful ‘socialist villages’

See the photos: North Korean state TV is airing propaganda about newly-built housing communities and partying residents

Won-Gi Jung December 1, 2020

North Korean human rights under Trump and Biden — NKNews Podcast Ep. 159

Ambassador Robert R. King, past special envoy for North Korean human rights, reflects on Trump's performance on the DPRK

NK News December 1, 2020

UN will swiftly greenlight aid to North Korea, but NGOs still face big hurdles

North Korea is facing serious economic hardship, and groups claim that South Korean and U.S. rules are the real problem

Jeongmin Kim December 1, 2020
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