April 20, 2024

Human Security / Human Rights

Information related to human security / human rights in North Korea

Seoul condemns Beijing over North Korean escapee issue at UN human rights review

Seoul condemns Beijing over North Korean escapee issue at UN human rights review

South Korea pressures China about its forced repatriation of DPRK escapees for first time at Universal Periodic Review

Seoul condemns Beijing over North Korean escapee issue at UN human rights review
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer January 24, 2024
Covering North Korea and Kim Jong Un’s elite female entourage  – Ep. 326
Podcast

Covering North Korea and Kim Jong Un’s elite female entourage – Ep. 326

Journalist Chun Sujin discusses her experiences writing about the DPRK and her book on powerful women in the country

Covering North Korea and Kim Jong Un’s elite female entourage  – Ep. 326
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News January 24, 2024
Number of North Koreans entering Russia surges to 365 in Q3 2023: Data

Number of North Koreans entering Russia surges to 365 in Q3 2023: Data

Experts say increase is likely due to deepening ties as number of Russians visiting DPRK also jumped in same period

Number of North Koreans entering Russia surges to 365 in Q3 2023: Data
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin January 23, 2024
Fertilizer chemical tops North Korea’s imports from China in December
NK PRO

Fertilizer chemical tops North Korea’s imports from China in December

Expert says DPRK has long lacked fertilizer for farming and likely purchased chemical with recent ‘additional revenues’

Fertilizer chemical tops North Korea’s imports from China in December
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin January 22, 2024
New North Korean propaganda poster depicts tank crushing South Koreans

New North Korean propaganda poster depicts tank crushing South Koreans

State-produced poster revives decades-old motif as Kim Jong Un intensifies anti-US and ROK rhetoric

New North Korean propaganda poster depicts tank crushing South Koreans
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko January 22, 2024
North Korean health official set to make first appearance on WHO executive board

North Korean health official set to make first appearance on WHO executive board

DPRK’s election to board has been controversial, with upcoming session to cover violence in Gaza and Ukraine

North Korean health official set to make first appearance on WHO executive board
Joe Smith
Joe Smith January 19, 2024
Interview: Depicting the inequalities of North Korean army life in film

Interview: Depicting the inequalities of North Korean army life in film

DPRK escapee Jung Haneul discusses how he drew on his own experiences in the military to craft his directorial debut

Interview: Depicting the inequalities of North Korean army life in film
Lina Park
Lina Park January 19, 2024
Kim Jong Un is daring Seoul to escalate. Both Koreas must step back from brink.

Kim Jong Un is daring Seoul to escalate. Both Koreas must step back from brink.

North Korea’s rejection of unification and warnings of war are responses to Seoul’s tough talk, raising risk of conflict

Kim Jong Un is daring Seoul to escalate. Both Koreas must step back from brink.
Chun In-bum
Chun In-bum January 19, 2024
North Korea is teaming up with China and Russia to violate human rights

North Korea is teaming up with China and Russia to violate human rights

Even as the US, ROK and Japan bolster cooperation, another trilateral alliance is conspiring to undermine global order

North Korea is teaming up with China and Russia to violate human rights
Eunju Kim
Eunju Kim January 18, 2024
Collecting evidence of North Korea’s human rights violations – Ep. 325
Podcast

Collecting evidence of North Korea’s human rights violations – Ep. 325

Head of UN Human Rights office in Seoul discusses forced abductions, plus why the DPRK is shutting down propaganda sites

Collecting evidence of North Korea’s human rights violations – Ep. 325
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News January 17, 2024
1 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 301