September 27, 2021

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Minorities in North Korea, part 3: Chinese-Koreans

Minorities in North Korea, part 3: Chinese-Koreans

Thousands of Koreans once escaped China for DPRK, but situation reversed in 1990s

Minorities in North Korea, part 3: Chinese-Koreans
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov August 12, 2013
Minorities in North Korea, part 2: Russian-Koreans

Minorities in North Korea, part 2: Russian-Koreans

Status of Russian-Koreans changed as DPRK-USSR relations fluctuated

Minorities in North Korea, part 2: Russian-Koreans
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov August 8, 2013
Minorities in North Korea, part 1: Japanese-Koreans

Minorities in North Korea, part 1: Japanese-Koreans

Once a valued source of hard currency, repatriates from Japan have fallen on hard times

Minorities in North Korea, part 1: Japanese-Koreans
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov August 6, 2013
‘Evil Leaders’ do not explain North Korea’s human rights crisis

‘Evil Leaders’ do not explain North Korea’s human rights crisis

"Fear and isolation are the main reasons for the North to keep those they distrust in camps" - Geir Helgesen

‘Evil Leaders’ do not explain North Korea’s human rights crisis
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza August 6, 2013
Exclusive: Inside the N. Korean court that tried Kenneth Bae

Exclusive: Inside the N. Korean court that tried Kenneth Bae

Behind the scenes at North Korea's highest legal institution where Americans go for sentencing

Exclusive: Inside the N. Korean court that tried Kenneth Bae
Curtis Melvin
Curtis Melvin August 5, 2013
Why are the majority of North Korean defectors female?

Why are the majority of North Korean defectors female?

Their role as breadwinners and the need to make money pushes N. Korean women towards China

Why are the majority of North Korean defectors female?
Shinui Kim
Shinui Kim July 31, 2013
Meet the man who plans to re-defect back to North Korea

Meet the man who plans to re-defect back to North Korea

Son Jong-hun tells NK News why he wants to leave South Korea and go back to the North

Meet the man who plans to re-defect back to North Korea
Hyowon Shin
Hyowon Shin July 29, 2013
In North Korea, U.S. prisoners are worth more than Europeans

In North Korea, U.S. prisoners are worth more than Europeans

Dutchman jailed in North Korea last year compares his treatment to Kenneth Bae

In North Korea, U.S. prisoners are worth more than Europeans
Justin Rohrlich
Justin Rohrlich July 5, 2013
North Korean tips on how to survive New York City summers

North Korean tips on how to survive New York City summers

"In North Korea I had never seen an air conditioner; I had never even heard of it."

North Korean tips on how to survive New York City summers
Park Ji Woo
Park Ji Woo June 21, 2013
A North Korean Loves New York City Summer Fashion

A North Korean Loves New York City Summer Fashion

"New York City and North Korean fashion color palettes are very similar!"

A North Korean Loves New York City Summer Fashion
Park Ji Woo
Park Ji Woo June 15, 2013