February 25, 2024

Human Security / Human Rights

Information related to human security / human rights in North Korea

G7 foreign ministers condemn alleged North Korean weapons sales to Russia

G7 foreign ministers condemn alleged North Korean weapons sales to Russia

Expert says discussion of arms sales for Ukraine war reflect fears that Pyongyang and Moscow are growing closer

G7 foreign ministers condemn alleged North Korean weapons sales to Russia
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy November 8, 2023
South Korea needs open discourse on North Korea — even when contentious

South Korea needs open discourse on North Korea — even when contentious

Efforts to criminalize non-official narratives stifle free debate essential to understand DPRK and threats it poses

South Korea needs open discourse on North Korea — even when contentious
Joseph Yi
Joseph Yi November 8, 2023
Divisions over how to tackle North Korean human rights issues – Ep. 314
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Divisions over how to tackle North Korean human rights issues – Ep. 314

Jacob Reidhead discusses how South Korean politics impact human rights policy, plus analyzing DPRK’s embassy closures

Divisions over how to tackle North Korean human rights issues – Ep. 314
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News November 8, 2023
UN body raises concern about South Korea’s detention of North Korean arrivals

UN body raises concern about South Korea’s detention of North Korean arrivals

Human Rights Committee calls for legal protections for defectors facing investigation to prevent forced repatriation

UN body raises concern about South Korea’s detention of North Korean arrivals
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer November 7, 2023
How North Korea recruited overseas Koreans to kidnap Japanese citizens

How North Korea recruited overseas Koreans to kidnap Japanese citizens

Kim Kil Uk died without facing charges in Japan, and his case shows how Pyongyang used threats to get its way

How North Korea recruited overseas Koreans to kidnap Japanese citizens
James Fretwell
James Fretwell November 6, 2023
North Koreans injured at construction site were students, not workers: Russia

North Koreans injured at construction site were students, not workers: Russia

Moscow tells UN Panel of Experts that two men were completing ‘industrial work experience,’ denying breach of sanctions

North Koreans injured at construction site were students, not workers: Russia
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer November 6, 2023
North Korea debuts new holiday to mark launch of largest nuclear missile

North Korea debuts new holiday to mark launch of largest nuclear missile

‘Missile industry day’ may seek to legitimize Kim Jong Un’s daughter first introduced at Hwasong-17 launch, expert says

North Korea debuts new holiday to mark launch of largest nuclear missile
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin November 6, 2023
North Korea ramps up coal smuggling at sea near China and Russia: UN report
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North Korea ramps up coal smuggling at sea near China and Russia: UN report

Member state tells Panel of Experts that DPRK illegally exported 800K tons of coal in Q1, a fourfold increase from 2022

North Korea ramps up coal smuggling at sea near China and Russia: UN report
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin November 6, 2023
North Korea in October 2023: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in October 2023: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from October 1, 2023 to October 31, 2023

North Korea in October 2023: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro November 3, 2023
South Korea to compensate families of six detainees still held in North Korea

South Korea to compensate families of six detainees still held in North Korea

Seoul says it hopes payments of up to $15K will ‘provide comfort,’ as DPRK remains unresponsive to calls for release

South Korea to compensate families of six detainees still held in North Korea
Joe Smith
Joe Smith November 3, 2023
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