May 17, 2021

Human Security / Human Rights

Information related to human security / human rights in North Korea

Peace with North Korea trumps free speech: potential ROK presidential candidate

Peace with North Korea trumps free speech: potential ROK presidential candidate

Lee Jae-myung doubles down on support for DPRK engagement as poll pegs him a popular choice for president

Peace with North Korea trumps free speech: potential ROK presidential candidate
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim May 14, 2021
How the North Korean dinner table transformed under Kim Jong Un

How the North Korean dinner table transformed under Kim Jong Un

Demand for meat in the country suggests an increasingly sophisticated food economy

How the North Korean dinner table transformed under Kim Jong Un
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov May 14, 2021
Activist files criminal complaint against Moon for ‘siding with’ North Korea

Activist files criminal complaint against Moon for ‘siding with’ North Korea

Defector-activist Park Sang-hak accuses Moon Jae-in of “abusing authority” and “aiding” Pyongyang

Activist files criminal complaint against Moon for ‘siding with’ North Korea
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim May 13, 2021
North Korea in regular contact about COVID-19 vaccine rollout, Gavi says

North Korea in regular contact about COVID-19 vaccine rollout, Gavi says

North Korea’s Ministry of Public Health consulting with international agencies, according to spokesperson

North Korea in regular contact about COVID-19 vaccine rollout, Gavi says
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung May 13, 2021
UN approves North Korea sanctions exemption for COVID-19 testing kits

UN approves North Korea sanctions exemption for COVID-19 testing kits

A Singapore-based humanitarian organization will have nine months to transfer the items

UN approves North Korea sanctions exemption for COVID-19 testing kits
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung May 13, 2021
It’s time for rhetoric to reflect reality: North Korea sanctions don’t work
NK PRO

It’s time for rhetoric to reflect reality: North Korea sanctions don’t work

Research shows that sanctions are an ineffective means to an end for foreign policy

It’s time for rhetoric to reflect reality: North Korea sanctions don’t work
Daniel Jasper
Daniel Jasper May 11, 2021
North Korea claims zero confirmed COVID-19 cases while facing vaccine delays

North Korea claims zero confirmed COVID-19 cases while facing vaccine delays

North Korea is expecting 1.7 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine, but faces ongoing delays amid a surge of cases in India

North Korea claims zero confirmed COVID-19 cases while facing vaccine delays
Kelly Kasulis
Kelly Kasulis May 9, 2021
North Korea stuck waiting for millions of COVID-19 vaccines

North Korea stuck waiting for millions of COVID-19 vaccines

A ‘global supply shortage’ and severe COVID outbreak in India have delayed vaccine shipments to the DPRK

North Korea stuck waiting for millions of COVID-19 vaccines
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung May 6, 2021
Activist’s office raided after alleged anti-North Korea leaflet launch

Activist’s office raided after alleged anti-North Korea leaflet launch

Park Sang-hak claimed to have launched 500,000 leaflets last week in defiance of the new anti-leaflet law

Activist’s office raided after alleged anti-North Korea leaflet launch
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim May 6, 2021
In the first few years of life, 1 in 5 North Korean kids suffer stunted growth

In the first few years of life, 1 in 5 North Korean kids suffer stunted growth

Multiagency report suggests that the COVID-19 may be worsening malnutrition of young children

In the first few years of life, 1 in 5 North Korean kids suffer stunted growth
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung May 5, 2021
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