September 27, 2021

Human Security / Human Rights

Information related to human security / human rights in North Korea

A 200th episode roundtable – NKNews Podcast Ep. 200

A 200th episode roundtable – NKNews Podcast Ep. 200

NK News journalists and contributors discuss North Korea’s nighttime military parade, cruise missile tests and more

A 200th episode roundtable – NKNews Podcast Ep. 200
NK News
NK News September 13, 2021
The Kim regime’s failed witch hunt against magic and ‘superstition’

The Kim regime’s failed witch hunt against magic and ‘superstition’

Shamans and fortune-tellers continue to operate in North Korea despite crackdowns and punishments

The Kim regime’s failed witch hunt against magic and ‘superstition’
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov September 13, 2021
What a path toward a deal with Pyongyang looks like

What a path toward a deal with Pyongyang looks like

Washington will be best served by proactive communication with key players in North Korea

What a path toward a deal with Pyongyang looks like
Benjamin Zimmer
Benjamin Zimmer September 8, 2021
Renewal of North Korea travel ban: A missed opportunity for DPRK-US diplomacy?

Renewal of North Korea travel ban: A missed opportunity for DPRK-US diplomacy?

Ending the Trump-era travel ban would have been consistent with many stated US goals, despite some diplomatic risks

Renewal of North Korea travel ban: A missed opportunity for DPRK-US diplomacy?
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll September 7, 2021
North Korea self-reports it’s still COVID-free after declining Sinovac vaccines

North Korea self-reports it’s still COVID-free after declining Sinovac vaccines

World Health Organization says DPRK tested 683 more people as Kim Jong Un stresses tighter epidemic prevention

North Korea self-reports it’s still COVID-free after declining Sinovac vaccines
Bryan Betts
Bryan Betts September 6, 2021
North Korea calls Human Rights Watch a ‘puppet’ of the US

North Korea calls Human Rights Watch a ‘puppet’ of the US

The nongovernmental organization has long documented human rights abuses inside the DPRK

North Korea calls Human Rights Watch a ‘puppet’ of the US
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung September 6, 2021
A Canadian detained in China – NKNews Podcast Ep. 199

A Canadian detained in China – NKNews Podcast Ep. 199

As Michael Spavor marks 1,000 days in a Chinese prison, Kevin Garratt shares about his detention at the same facility

A Canadian detained in China – NKNews Podcast Ep. 199
NK News
NK News September 4, 2021
Chinese city bordering North Korea cracks down on ‘illegal’ foreigners

Chinese city bordering North Korea cracks down on ‘illegal’ foreigners

Expert says North Koreans defect near Baishan, as city officials offer rewards for reporting foreigners

Chinese city bordering North Korea cracks down on ‘illegal’ foreigners
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung September 3, 2021
North Korea in August 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK PRO

North Korea in August 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from August 1, 2021 to August 31, 2021

North Korea in August 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro September 3, 2021
Siberian jackpot: When North Koreans paid bribes for Soviet logging jobs
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Siberian jackpot: When North Koreans paid bribes for Soviet logging jobs

DPRK loggers earned exorbitant salaries for decades, and many North Koreans still seek to strike it rich abroad

Siberian jackpot: When North Koreans paid bribes for Soviet logging jobs
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov September 3, 2021