May 16, 2022

Human Security / Human Rights

Information related to human security / human rights in North Korea

North Korea’s COVID-19 outbreak by the numbers

North Korea’s COVID-19 outbreak by the numbers

Official statistics paint bleak, if uneven, picture of mass outbreak inside the country

North Korea’s COVID-19 outbreak by the numbers
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell May 16, 2022
North Korean rural areas active as ‘fever’ rips through country

North Korean rural areas active as ‘fever’ rips through country

Farmers and other agricultural workers engaging rice fields and walking outside amid COVID-19 ‘lockdown’ orders

North Korean rural areas active as ‘fever’ rips through country
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 16, 2022
North Korea reports first-ever COVID-19 outbreak – NKNews Podcast Ep. 236
Podcast

North Korea reports first-ever COVID-19 outbreak – NKNews Podcast Ep. 236

The NK News team discusses the country’s health care and how the current outbreak might affect a possible nuclear test

North Korea reports first-ever COVID-19 outbreak – NKNews Podcast Ep. 236
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News May 16, 2022
State media review: Pandemic and drought conspire in North Korea
NK PRO

State media review: Pandemic and drought conspire in North Korea

An in-depth analysis of water shortages, the COVID-19 outbreak, criticism of the new South Korean president and more

State media review: Pandemic and drought conspire in North Korea
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung May 16, 2022
UN agency granted sanctions exemption to help improve ‘food security’ in DPRK

UN agency granted sanctions exemption to help improve ‘food security’ in DPRK

Food and Agriculture Organization gets green light to send support for farming sector amid reports of drought

UN agency granted sanctions exemption to help improve ‘food security’ in DPRK
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer May 16, 2022
Seoul attempts to offer vaccines, test kits and other aid to COVID-stricken DPRK

Seoul attempts to offer vaccines, test kits and other aid to COVID-stricken DPRK

But Pyongyang did not make it clear whether it was willing to entertain the offer

Seoul attempts to offer vaccines, test kits and other aid to COVID-stricken DPRK
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim May 16, 2022
North Korea struggling to provide medicine amid COVID outbreak: Kim Jong Un

North Korea struggling to provide medicine amid COVID outbreak: Kim Jong Un

State media reports 50 dead and over 1.2 million cases since the start of the outbreak this month

North Korea struggling to provide medicine amid COVID outbreak: Kim Jong Un
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko May 16, 2022
Good troublemakers are the key to fixing democracy in South Korea
NK PRO

Good troublemakers are the key to fixing democracy in South Korea

President Yoon may not appreciate that strengthening democratic institutions and norms starts by empowering the people

Good troublemakers are the key to fixing democracy in South Korea
Jae Yeon Kim
Jae Yeon Kim May 16, 2022
Over 1 million North Koreans mobilized to fight COVID-19 as outbreak continues

Over 1 million North Koreans mobilized to fight COVID-19 as outbreak continues

'Fever' cases in the hundreds of thousands as Kim Jong Un attends funeral for Pyongyang elite Yang Hyong Sop

Over 1 million North Koreans mobilized to fight COVID-19 as outbreak continues
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer May 15, 2022
North Korea reports 21 more deaths due to ‘fever’ amid nationwide COVID outbreak

North Korea reports 21 more deaths due to ‘fever’ amid nationwide COVID outbreak

State media says over half a million people affected by fever symptoms since April as DPRK battles COVID-19 outbreak

North Korea reports 21 more deaths due to ‘fever’ amid nationwide COVID outbreak
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer May 14, 2022
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