February 06, 2023

Human Security / Human Rights

Information related to human security / human rights in North Korea

Inside North Korea’s cell network: ex-Koryolink technical director reveals all

Inside North Korea’s cell network: ex-Koryolink technical director reveals all

Tech. director reveals third network for elites' use; says cellphones unlikely to spark revolution

Inside North Korea’s cell network: ex-Koryolink technical director reveals all
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll August 20, 2015
Critique, but don’t dismiss, N. Korean refugee testimony

Critique, but don’t dismiss, N. Korean refugee testimony

Past treatment of Soviet, Cambodian atrocity survivors highlights dangers of disregarding defector's stories

Critique, but don’t dismiss, N. Korean refugee testimony
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov August 14, 2015
Help me free my father from North Korea

Help me free my father from North Korea

Pyongyang kidnapped my father more than four decades ago; S. Korea has been of little help bringing him back

Help me free my father from North Korea
Hwang In-cheol
Hwang In-cheol August 13, 2015
Not forgotten: Son of an abductee in N. Korea fights on

Not forgotten: Son of an abductee in N. Korea fights on

S. Korean has sacrificed family, career and health to free his father, victim of a 1969 plane hijacking

Not forgotten: Son of an abductee in N. Korea fights on
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi August 13, 2015
N. Korean sites hacked to show pictures of starving children

N. Korean sites hacked to show pictures of starving children

Hacker replaced the homepage of the sites with images, front cover of UN human rights report

N. Korean sites hacked to show pictures of starving children
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne August 13, 2015
The expected failure of North Korea’s abduction report

The expected failure of North Korea’s abduction report

A promised resolution of a long-standing issue gives way to its fossilization

The expected failure of North Korea’s abduction report
Daniel Roh
Daniel Roh August 12, 2015
Having a baby in North Korea

Having a baby in North Korea

The North can be divided into Pyongyang and Regional republics, with the former getting the best health care

Having a baby in North Korea
Kim Yoo-sung
Kim Yoo-sung August 12, 2015
Mexican court denies Israeli group’s request to sell N. Korean ship
NK PRO

Mexican court denies Israeli group’s request to sell N. Korean ship

Isreali law group looking to recoup $330m in damages awarded by U.S. court over abduction 15 years ago

Mexican court denies Israeli group’s request to sell N. Korean ship
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald August 6, 2015
Drought has little effect on N.Korean food imports
NK PRO

Drought has little effect on N.Korean food imports

Cereal imports from China show small increase, though totals remain far below those of previous years

Drought has little effect on N.Korean food imports
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne August 5, 2015
How do North Koreans treat mental illness?

How do North Koreans treat mental illness?

North lacks suitable care for mentally ill; existing facilities seem to make problems worse

How do North Koreans treat mental illness?
Je Son Lee
Je Son Lee August 5, 2015