February 22, 2024

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Information related to human security / human rights in North Korea

North Korea yet to approve new TB-malaria treatment grant, Global Fund says

North Korea yet to approve new TB-malaria treatment grant, Global Fund says

"Critically important" that medication order be placed soon, NGO spokesperson tells NK News

North Korea yet to approve new TB-malaria treatment grant, Global Fund says
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham October 18, 2019
Why “climate smart” agricultural methods are needed in the DPRK more than ever

Why “climate smart” agricultural methods are needed in the DPRK more than ever

Food security expert John O'Dea discusses how such approaches can help North Korea cope with global warming

Why “climate smart” agricultural methods are needed in the DPRK more than ever
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee October 18, 2019
Red Cross granted UN sanctions exemptions for humanitarian work in North Korea

Red Cross granted UN sanctions exemptions for humanitarian work in North Korea

Aid group’s work expected to focus on DPRK’s water supplies and drinking water access

Red Cross granted UN sanctions exemptions for humanitarian work in North Korea
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer October 17, 2019
North Korea could face major tuberculosis medication shortage, NGO warns

North Korea could face major tuberculosis medication shortage, NGO warns

Eugene Bell Foundation calls on South Korean civil society to provide funds, "shoulder the responsibility"

North Korea could face major tuberculosis medication shortage, NGO warns
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji October 17, 2019
North Korea’s mass games finished four-month run on Tuesday, tour companies say

North Korea’s mass games finished four-month run on Tuesday, tour companies say

Extended run of “Land of the People” propaganda show saw ups and downs, ends without fanfare

North Korea’s mass games finished four-month run on Tuesday, tour companies say
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko October 17, 2019
Ask a North Korean: how has drug culture evolved in North Korea?

Ask a North Korean: how has drug culture evolved in North Korea?

"Many are driving themselves into ruin for a momentary escape from their depressing reality"

Ask a North Korean: how has drug culture evolved in North Korea?
Tae-il Shim October 16, 2019
Ask a North Korean: What impact do defectors have on North Korean society?

Ask a North Korean: What impact do defectors have on North Korean society?

"The families and relatives of defectors, who were once despised, are now admired"

Ask a North Korean: What impact do defectors have on North Korean society?
Tae-il Shim October 1, 2019
North Korean restaurant workers were abducted by the South, investigation finds

North Korean restaurant workers were abducted by the South, investigation finds

South Korean unification ministry declines to comment on the report, rejects recommendations

North Korean restaurant workers were abducted by the South, investigation finds
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji October 1, 2019
Identity and multiculturalism in North and South Korea – NKNews Podcast Ep.98
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Identity and multiculturalism in North and South Korea – NKNews Podcast Ep.98

Darcie Draudt discusses the changing face of South Korea -- and its implications for the North

Identity and multiculturalism in North and South Korea – NKNews Podcast Ep.98
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot October 1, 2019
Irish NGO, WHO granted UN sanctions exemptions for North Korea humanitarian work

Irish NGO, WHO granted UN sanctions exemptions for North Korea humanitarian work

NGO Concern Worldwide now permitted to import construction materials, food processing equipment

Irish NGO, WHO granted UN sanctions exemptions for North Korea humanitarian work
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham October 1, 2019