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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
US court orders forfeiture of 145 crypto accounts tied to North Korea cybercrime

US court orders forfeiture of 145 crypto accounts tied to North Korea cybercrime

Washington alleges two Chinese nationals used accounts to launder some $100M in virtual assets stolen by DPRK

US court orders forfeiture of 145 crypto accounts tied to North Korea cybercrime
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin March 8, 2024
North Korea’s ‘draconian’ COVID response exacerbated humanitarian crisis: Report

North Korea’s ‘draconian’ COVID response exacerbated humanitarian crisis: Report

Human Rights Watch says sealing border had ‘devastating consequences,’ while highlighting adverse impact of sanctions

North Korea’s ‘draconian’ COVID response exacerbated humanitarian crisis: Report
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy March 8, 2024
Ask a North Korean: Behind the scenes of wedding shoots for the DPRK’s new rich

Ask a North Korean: Behind the scenes of wedding shoots for the DPRK’s new rich

A former videographer writes about how couples spent days filming videos before crackdown on ‘anti-socialist’ practice

Ask a North Korean: Behind the scenes of wedding shoots for the DPRK’s new rich
Rose March 7, 2024
What the UN’s role in North Korea will look like going forward – Ep. 332
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What the UN’s role in North Korea will look like going forward – Ep. 332

Former UN resident coordinator Frode Mauring discusses dealing with the DPRK during the pandemic and what comes next

What the UN’s role in North Korea will look like going forward – Ep. 332
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News March 6, 2024
UN names new coordinator for North Korea but remains locked out of country

UN names new coordinator for North Korea but remains locked out of country

Joe Colombano will oversee UN organizations but will work remotely as talks continue on return of foreign staff to DPRK

UN names new coordinator for North Korea but remains locked out of country
Joe Smith
Joe Smith March 6, 2024
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