April 09, 2020

Human Security / Human Rights

Information related to human security / human rights in North Korea

NK PRO

Pyongyang General Hospital construction “ahead of schedule”: KCNA

Foundational excavation completed by April 5, state media says, while imagery shows rapid progress

Colin Zwirko April 8, 2020

South Korean military to hold two-week field training exercise this month

4500 soldiers to undergo training at the Korea Combat Training Center (KCTC) in Gangwon province

Jeongmin Kim April 8, 2020

709 people in North Korea tested for COVID-19, no confirmed cases: WHO

World Health Organization receiving "weekly updates” from DPRK authorities, official tells Reuters

Jeongmin Kim April 8, 2020

In COVID-19 fight, North Koreans told to avoid alcohol and unapproved medicines

DPRK TV bulletin also tells citizens to frequently change out masks and boost immunity with folk remedies

Colin Zwirko April 7, 2020

Following coronavirus-related hurdles, NGO ships medical supplies to North Korea

Ignis Community to send $622,317 worth of medical equipment on a cargo ship from Dalian to Nampho

Jeongmin Kim April 7, 2020

North Korea, a month in review - NKNews Podcast Ep.122

Caroline Kearney talks us through some of the most important developments in March — and what to expect in April

NK News April 7, 2020

Countries must "clarify" sanctions won't block COVID-19 aid to North Korea: EU

Banks remain reluctant to help aid groups, top European Commission official says

Jacob Fromer April 6, 2020

North Korean defector support group to send aid to elderly refugees in South

Emergency relief supplies such as food and hand sanitizer to be delivered to 636 North Korean escapees: Korea Hana

Jeongmin Kim April 6, 2020
NK PRO

China's flour exports to North Korea remain high in January and February: data

More than 37,000 tons of reported flour exports were among the highest for any two-month period in last three years

Jacob Fromer April 3, 2020
NK PRO

Irish NGO granted humanitarian sanctions exemption for North Korea projects

Exemption is third for Concern Worldwide since early 2019

Colin Zwirko April 3, 2020
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