February 04, 2023

Human Security / Human Rights

Information related to human security / human rights in North Korea

Korea’s Jeju Massacre: Bringing America’s role to light

Korea’s Jeju Massacre: Bringing America’s role to light

S.Korean scholars, activists visit U.S. to call for shared responsibility for massacre on Jeju Island

Korea’s Jeju Massacre: Bringing America’s role to light
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi April 7, 2015
North Korea never misses chance to bash U.S.

North Korea never misses chance to bash U.S.

Regime succeeds in making people fearful, despite inroads made by American pop culture

North Korea never misses chance to bash U.S.
Ji-Min Kang
Ji-Min Kang April 1, 2015
North Korea’s treatment of disabled improving: organization

North Korea’s treatment of disabled improving: organization

Government body adopting global standards, rhetoric as state media acknowledges para-athletic accomplishments

North Korea’s treatment of disabled improving: organization
Michael Hill
Michael Hill March 28, 2015
Film to document efforts to rescue North Korean refugees

Film to document efforts to rescue North Korean refugees

Fly-on-wall style documentary tracks rescue process and humanitarian who undertakes it

Film to document efforts to rescue North Korean refugees
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald March 26, 2015
Civic vs. Social: How politics holds back Seoul’s North Korean human rights law

Civic vs. Social: How politics holds back Seoul’s North Korean human rights law

Efforts to craft law drags on for a decade, with debate over which rights to prioritize

Civic vs. Social: How politics holds back Seoul’s North Korean human rights law
Subin Kim
Subin Kim March 18, 2015
Author of book on North Korea’s founding addresses Shin controversy

Author of book on North Korea’s founding addresses Shin controversy

Author emphasizes efforts to make updated version of Shin story available, plus trauma's effect on memory

Author of book on North Korea’s founding addresses Shin controversy
John Power
John Power March 18, 2015
Volunteer excavators at Korean War massacre site seek govt. support

Volunteer excavators at Korean War massacre site seek govt. support

Investigation team says indifference reflects Seoul government's unwillingness to face past

Volunteer excavators at Korean War massacre site seek govt. support
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi March 6, 2015
Studying abroad with your family held hostage

Studying abroad with your family held hostage

Few North Koreans can go to foreign countries at all, and those who do leave family behind as leverage

Studying abroad with your family held hostage
Kim Yoo-sung
Kim Yoo-sung March 5, 2015
Children of North Koreans, living between borders

Children of North Koreans, living between borders

A generation of half-Korean children, denied full legal rights, come of age in China

Children of North Koreans, living between borders
Stephanie Gordon
Stephanie Gordon March 4, 2015
Is no news good news in North Korea?

Is no news good news in North Korea?

Northerners are blocked from exposure to international news, even in the black market

Is no news good news in North Korea?
Kim Yoo-sung
Kim Yoo-sung February 26, 2015