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June 14, 2024

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South Korea reconvenes advisory body on unification plans with North Korea

South Korea reconvenes advisory body on unification plans with North Korea

Activist says body has no power to set policy but that members could help push updates to outdated inter-Korean policy

South Korea reconvenes advisory body on unification plans with North Korea
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park March 15, 2024
Nonprofits urge UN to update ‘historic’ report on North Korea human rights abuse

Nonprofits urge UN to update ‘historic’ report on North Korea human rights abuse

Activists say new Commission of Inquiry report needed to address issues under Kim Jong Un and draw attention to problem

Nonprofits urge UN to update ‘historic’ report on North Korea human rights abuse
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy March 15, 2024
Russia has fired North Korean missiles at Ukraine some 50 times, prosecutors say

Russia has fired North Korean missiles at Ukraine some 50 times, prosecutors say

Ukraine alleges DPRK missiles have struck at least six regions, singling out ballistic missile attacks on Kharkiv

Russia has fired North Korean missiles at Ukraine some 50 times, prosecutors say
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin March 15, 2024
State media review: North Korea lauds nation’s ‘mom’ Kim Jong Un on women’s day
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State media review: North Korea lauds nation’s ‘mom’ Kim Jong Un on women’s day

An in-depth review of lip service for gender equality, a report on soccer victory, Tree Planting Day and more

State media review: North Korea lauds nation’s ‘mom’ Kim Jong Un on women’s day
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung March 14, 2024
Victims of North Korean repatriation campaign sue for compensation in ROK court

Victims of North Korean repatriation campaign sue for compensation in ROK court

First ROK lawsuit over case alleges DPRK lured Koreans in Japan with false promises and that Seoul didn’t protect them

Victims of North Korean repatriation campaign sue for compensation in ROK court
Lina Park
Lina Park | Shreyas Reddy March 14, 2024
What can still be done about widespread human rights abuses in North Korea

What can still be done about widespread human rights abuses in North Korea

Little has changed since UN detailed crimes against humanity, but experts see ways to build on success raising awareness

What can still be done about widespread human rights abuses in North Korea
Gabriela Bernal
Gabriela Bernal March 14, 2024
South Korean pastor arrested in Russia worked with North Korean defectors: NGO

South Korean pastor arrested in Russia worked with North Korean defectors: NGO

Global Love Rice Sharing Foundation says Baek Kwang-soon helped escapees in Far East but denies he engaged in spying

South Korean pastor arrested in Russia worked with North Korean defectors: NGO
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin | Lina Park March 12, 2024
Why North Korea finally embraced 4G mobile networks, years after rest of world

Why North Korea finally embraced 4G mobile networks, years after rest of world

Experts say growing consumer demand likely drove change but that regime’s paranoia will ensure it remains a step behind

Why North Korea finally embraced 4G mobile networks, years after rest of world
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy March 12, 2024
How a surge in medical imports reveals new opportunities to engage North Korea
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How a surge in medical imports reveals new opportunities to engage North Korea

DPRK trade trends point to greater medical need or shifting policies, suggesting Pyongyang would be open to aid

How a surge in medical imports reveals new opportunities to engage North Korea
C. Yoonhee Ryder
C. Yoonhee Ryder | Kee B. Park March 12, 2024
North Korea starts building factories in 13 more areas for rural development

North Korea starts building factories in 13 more areas for rural development

DPRK finishes breaking ground in 20 cities and counties, while hinting party will directly oversee 20x10 initiative

North Korea starts building factories in 13 more areas for rural development
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park March 11, 2024
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