December 04, 2022

Human Security / Human Rights

Information related to human security / human rights in North Korea

Studying North Korea’s concept of ‘rights’

Studying North Korea’s concept of ‘rights’

Expert explains how the right to regime survival outweighs any individual right in the DPRK

Studying North Korea’s concept of ‘rights’
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza May 29, 2014
The North Korean take on human rights

The North Korean take on human rights

Literature suggests the right to security outweighs individual freedom in the North

The North Korean take on human rights
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza May 29, 2014
ANALYSIS: Photos reveal “shocking” state of North Korean construction industry

ANALYSIS: Photos reveal “shocking” state of North Korean construction industry

Construction photos of Pyongyang's hallmark Changjon Street apartment reveal numerous structural flaws

ANALYSIS: Photos reveal “shocking” state of North Korean construction industry
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 28, 2014
Kim inspects new apartment construction after building collapse accident

Kim inspects new apartment construction after building collapse accident

N. Korean leadership hopes to show responsibility, reassure populace of building quality and safety

Kim inspects new apartment construction after building collapse accident
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi May 21, 2014
Major construction accident occurs in Pyongyang, state media reports

Major construction accident occurs in Pyongyang, state media reports

Officials publicly accept blame; state media emphasizes leadership's sympathy and resolve

Major construction accident occurs in Pyongyang, state media reports
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi May 18, 2014
In the name of national security

In the name of national security

How a 1948 law influences S. Koreans’ views of the North

In the name of national security
Rob York
Rob York May 9, 2014
State Dept. North Korea grants could entail risk of criminal punishment

State Dept. North Korea grants could entail risk of criminal punishment

State Department call for funding proposals contradicts "do no harm" strategy advocated by UN COI

State Dept. North Korea grants could entail risk of criminal punishment
What has been the biggest surprise since you left North Korea? Defector survey

What has been the biggest surprise since you left North Korea? Defector survey

Execution of Jang Song Thaek, growth of cell phone network, and emergence of middle class, among factors

What has been the biggest surprise since you left North Korea? Defector survey
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 5, 2014
What should the intl. community do to help the people of North Korea?

What should the intl. community do to help the people of North Korea?

Mixture of isolation, engagement and carrot & stick strategies suggested by refugees

What should the intl. community do to help the people of North Korea?
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll April 23, 2014
Spy-case causes stir in defector community

Spy-case causes stir in defector community

Ahead of final verdict in the Yoo Woo-seong-case, issues of money-brokering, citizenship-issues cause commotion

Spy-case causes stir in defector community
Ole Jakob Skåtun
Ole Jakob Skåtun April 18, 2014