Information related to human security / human rights in North Korea
Experts say leader can be lenient toward mistakes by those he trusts, but ruthless when they cross political red lines
US thanks ‘protective power’ Sweden and China for arranging American soldier’s transfer following two-month detention
State media says American confessed to illegal crossing in July but did not indicate where DPRK will send him
Activists say South Korean court upheld democratic principles, though some fear it may endanger border residents
Sokeel Park of Liberty in North Korea discusses need to focus more on DPRK citizens and not just country’s nukes
Constitutional Court rules anti-leaflet law passed in 2021 ‘excessively restricts’ freedom of speech
King reportedly sought refuge in DPRK or third country, and experts say regime may view him as too much trouble to keep
Unification ministry says man’s possessions indicate he was DPRK citizen, though it’s unclear if he was trying to defect
Park Sang-hak says Fighters for a Free North Korea released 20 balloons from border island despite calls for ‘restraint’
Other individuals designated for alleged ties to development of DPRK’s nuclear and missile programs
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