May 16, 2022

Human Security / Human Rights

Information related to human security / human rights in North Korea

North’s low press freedom score corroborates UN COI report

North’s low press freedom score corroborates UN COI report

In face of Associated Press presence, why is North Korea's freedom-of-the-press ranking still dismal?

North’s low press freedom score corroborates UN COI report
Rob York
Rob York February 25, 2014
Megumi Yokota’s parents urge North Korea to settle abduction issue

Megumi Yokota’s parents urge North Korea to settle abduction issue

Abductee's family ‘hates’ Kim Jong Un but are realistic about his ability to reform the system

Megumi Yokota’s parents urge North Korea to settle abduction issue
Kosuke Takahashi
Kosuke Takahashi February 20, 2014
Why democracy might not be the best replacement for dictatorship in N. Korea

Why democracy might not be the best replacement for dictatorship in N. Korea

Ask a North Korean: Would you ever go back to North Korea? If so, under what conditions?

Why democracy might not be the best replacement for dictatorship in N. Korea
Ji-Min Kang
Ji-Min Kang February 19, 2014
North-South migration, part 4: After 2011, the stream dries out again?

North-South migration, part 4: After 2011, the stream dries out again?

Mix of increased security, propaganda campaigns appear successful in sharply cutting defections

North-South migration, part 4: After 2011, the stream dries out again?
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov February 19, 2014
Wife of detained Australian unsure of N. Korea arrest specifics

Wife of detained Australian unsure of N. Korea arrest specifics

Australian was in possession of "some Gospel tracts in the Korean language"

Wife of detained Australian unsure of N. Korea arrest specifics
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald February 19, 2014
Meet the people of North Korea’s most outspoken British voice

Meet the people of North Korea’s most outspoken British voice

Criticism of North Korea led to invitation to visit Pyongyang

Meet the people of North Korea’s most outspoken British voice
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham February 19, 2014
Assessing the impact of the UN’s human rights in North Korea report

Assessing the impact of the UN’s human rights in North Korea report

Why the UN's report on DPRK human rights violations will signal change in North Korea

Assessing the impact of the UN’s human rights in North Korea report
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza February 18, 2014
The long hard slog to shine a light on North Korean human rights
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The long hard slog to shine a light on North Korean human rights

What’s been did and what’s been hid: A look back at human rights accountability in DPRK

The long hard slog to shine a light on North Korean human rights
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter February 17, 2014
North-South Migration, part 3: People in their thousands, 1991-2010

North-South Migration, part 3: People in their thousands, 1991-2010

Sudden changes in the North, China in the '90s made more defections possible

North-South Migration, part 3: People in their thousands, 1991-2010
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov February 17, 2014
Gregg visits N. Korea, but not necessarily for Bae

Gregg visits N. Korea, but not necessarily for Bae

Visit by former ambassador not focused on detained missionary but part of ongoing Track II diplomacy

Gregg visits N. Korea, but not necessarily for Bae
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi February 14, 2014