May 22, 2024

Human Security / Human Rights

Information related to human security / human rights in North Korea

Ask a North Korean: How do North Koreans spend their time?

Ask a North Korean: How do North Koreans spend their time?

A defector writes about daily routines and the supremacy of work, and why DPRK citizens don’t even think about hobbies

Ask a North Korean: How do North Koreans spend their time?
Jin May 10, 2024
What Russia has to gain by killing the UN panel on North Korea – Ep. 341
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What Russia has to gain by killing the UN panel on North Korea – Ep. 341

Christopher Green and NK News reporters discuss Moscow’s veto, Day of the Sun changes, Kim Jong Un’s new song and more

What Russia has to gain by killing the UN panel on North Korea – Ep. 341
Against the tide: Kim Jong Un’s destructive quest to wring dry land from the sea
NK PRO

Against the tide: Kim Jong Un’s destructive quest to wring dry land from the sea

North Korea touts reclamation as remedy for food shortages but risks decimating endangered wetlands in costly boondoggle

Against the tide: Kim Jong Un’s destructive quest to wring dry land from the sea
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy May 7, 2024
The Hague dismisses case against Dutch firms accused of using North Korean labor

The Hague dismisses case against Dutch firms accused of using North Korean labor

Appeals court finds no direct evidence shipbuilders profited from human trafficking of DPRK workers at Polish shipyards

The Hague dismisses case against Dutch firms accused of using North Korean labor
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer May 6, 2024
China repatriated at least 260 more North Koreans last month, rights groups say

China repatriated at least 260 more North Koreans last month, rights groups say

Case is latest in series of alleged force repatriations that have raised concerns about abuses those sent back face

China repatriated at least 260 more North Koreans last month, rights groups say
Timeline: From the death of the Panel to a ‘nuclear trigger’ test
NK PRO

Timeline: From the death of the Panel to a ‘nuclear trigger’ test

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from April 1 to April 30, 2024

Timeline: From the death of the Panel to a ‘nuclear trigger’ test
NK Pro
NK Pro May 3, 2024
North Korea in April 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK PRO

North Korea in April 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from April 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024

North Korea in April 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
Arius Derr
Arius Derr | NK Pro May 3, 2024
North Korea cancels visits by European delegations at last minute, sources say

North Korea cancels visits by European delegations at last minute, sources say

Expert says cancellation of trips to check facilities suggests security officials don’t want return of Western presence

North Korea cancels visits by European delegations at last minute, sources say
North Korea demands police combat ‘illegal activities’ at first meeting in years

North Korea demands police combat ‘illegal activities’ at first meeting in years

Expert says focus of first conference since 2012 hints at efforts to curtail corruption and foreign cultural influence

North Korea demands police combat ‘illegal activities’ at first meeting in years
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy May 2, 2024
State media review: North Korea shuns Cuban leader’s ‘affectionate greetings’
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State media review: North Korea shuns Cuban leader’s ‘affectionate greetings’

An in-depth analysis of Cuba-DPRK tensions, May Day celebrations and criticism of US space ‘militarization’

State media review: North Korea shuns Cuban leader’s ‘affectionate greetings’
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung May 2, 2024