February 24, 2024

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Filming treacherous defections from North Korea – Ep. 316
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Filming treacherous defections from North Korea – Ep. 316

Sue Mi Terry discusses her documentary ‘Beyond Utopia’ and the underground networks that help people escape the DPRK

Filming treacherous defections from North Korea – Ep. 316
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News November 22, 2023
North Korean rice imports from China drop amid alleged arms trade with Russia
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North Korean rice imports from China drop amid alleged arms trade with Russia

Expert says Moscow may be sending more food staples in exchange for weapons, as wigs again top DPRK exports

North Korean rice imports from China drop amid alleged arms trade with Russia
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin November 21, 2023
Settling in Seoul: What do you think about critics of North Korean defectors?

Settling in Seoul: What do you think about critics of North Korean defectors?

A DPRK escapee talks about encountering people who question his testimony and how he learned to embrace his past

Settling in Seoul: What do you think about critics of North Korean defectors?
David November 21, 2023
NGOs lament North Korea’s reluctance to accept aid despite humanitarian problems

NGOs lament North Korea’s reluctance to accept aid despite humanitarian problems

Multiple groups report that they’ve struggled to reach contacts and deliver aid as DPRK prioritizes self-reliance

NGOs lament North Korea’s reluctance to accept aid despite humanitarian problems
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer November 20, 2023
Voice to the voiceless: Exhibit highlights suppression of speech in North Korea

Voice to the voiceless: Exhibit highlights suppression of speech in North Korea

Newly opened North Korean Human Rights Museum holds up testimonies of defectors on abuses suffered under the Kim regime

Voice to the voiceless: Exhibit highlights suppression of speech in North Korea
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park | Lina Park November 17, 2023
Great wall of Pyongyang: Why North Korea is building a fence around its capital
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Great wall of Pyongyang: Why North Korea is building a fence around its capital

Satellite imagery reveals construction of 63 km barrier and guard posts in massive effort to control access to city

Great wall of Pyongyang: Why North Korea is building a fence around its capital
Jacob Bogle
Jacob Bogle November 17, 2023
Hungary to extradite South Korean over raid on North Korean Embassy in Spain

Hungary to extradite South Korean over raid on North Korean Embassy in Spain

Unnamed man accused of committing array of crimes during raid by activist group Free Joseon in Feb. 2019

Hungary to extradite South Korean over raid on North Korean Embassy in Spain
Joe Smith
Joe Smith November 16, 2023
State media review: North Korea touts new law on disability rights
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State media review: North Korea touts new law on disability rights

An in-depth analysis of how DPRK treats people with disabilities, arms sales counter claims, criticism of G7 and more

State media review: North Korea touts new law on disability rights
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung | Shreyas Reddy November 16, 2023
The US must not restation nuclear weapons on the Korean Peninsula

The US must not restation nuclear weapons on the Korean Peninsula

Deploying nukes in South Korea doesn’t help deter North Korea and would invite responses that undermine US-ROK alliance

The US must not restation nuclear weapons on the Korean Peninsula
Steve Tharp
Steve Tharp November 16, 2023
Race to freedom: New escape room simulates experience of North Korea defection

Race to freedom: New escape room simulates experience of North Korea defection

First-of-its-kind installation in Seoul uses interactive storytelling to raise awareness about DPRK human rights

Race to freedom: New escape room simulates experience of North Korea defection
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer | Lina Park November 15, 2023
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