March 04, 2021

Human Security / Human Rights

Information related to human security / human rights in North Korea

North Korea adopts ‘import disinfection’ law to boost trade amid pandemic

New laws on social security and east coast land development also passed by Supreme People’s Assembly

Colin Zwirko March 3, 2021
NK PRO

North Korea in Feb. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from Feb. 1, 2021 to Feb. 28, 2021

NK Pro March 3, 2021

US lawmakers aim for quicker and easier humanitarian assistance for North Korea

A bill in Congress promises to help U.S. humanitarian workers overcome "bureaucratic roadblocks"

Jeongmin Kim March 3, 2021

North Korea to get 1.7 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine through May 2021

The amount is about 0.3 million fewer than the latest estimate made by a global vaccine initiative

Won-Gi Jung March 3, 2021

North Korea blasts Harvard professor for denying Japanese wartime sexual slavery

State-run outlet calls Ramseyer a “hideous money-grabber” and “pseudo-scholar," scholar declines response

Won-Gi Jung March 3, 2021

Rail trolleys, swim flippers and lockdown in Pyongyang – NKNews Podcast Ep. 172

The NK News team discusses the latest departure of diplomats from North Korea and more in this roundtable podcast

NK News March 2, 2021

North Korea is a ‘serious threat’ to peace and security: US Ambassador to the UN

Washington’s newly-confirmed U.N. ambassador stresses the importance of denuclearization and diplomacy

Jeongmin Kim March 2, 2021
NK PRO

Thousands of North Koreans left Russia in 2020 while new visas dropped by 52%

New government data suggests that 14,000 North Koreans left Russia last year while about 1,800 entered the country

Min Chao Choy March 1, 2021
NK PRO

North Korea’s economy is in a state of catastrophe, but the issue is decades-old

New data shows that the DPRK’s economic stagnation started much earlier than researchers previously thought

Peter Ward February 26, 2021

North Korea ordered to pay $2.3 billion for kidnapping, torturing US Navy crew

Eighty-two USS Pueblo crew members were held captive for nearly a year starting in 1968, while one was killed

David Volodzko February 26, 2021
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