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Information related to human security / human rights in North Korea

Coronavirus prevention a matter of “national survival,” North Korean media says

Coronavirus prevention a matter of “national survival,” North Korean media says

Rodong Sinmun report comes as DPRK imposes one-month quarantine on foreigners visiting from China

Coronavirus prevention a matter of “national survival,” North Korean media says
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham January 28, 2020
How foreign media is changing the ways North Koreans view the outside world
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How foreign media is changing the ways North Koreans view the outside world

New technology is allowing ordinary people to access sources of information other than Party-approved state media

How foreign media is changing the ways North Koreans view the outside world
Jonathan R. Corrado
Jonathan R. Corrado January 28, 2020
North Korea imposes one-month quarantine on foreign visitors from China

North Korea imposes one-month quarantine on foreign visitors from China

News comes as DPRK state media reports "high-intensity" steps to fight coronavirus spread

North Korea imposes one-month quarantine on foreign visitors from China
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham January 28, 2020
North Korea taking “high-intensity” steps to fight coronavirus spread: Rodong

North Korea taking “high-intensity” steps to fight coronavirus spread: Rodong

Quarantines now set up at DPRK's borders, ports, and airports, Rodong Sinmun says

North Korea taking “high-intensity” steps to fight coronavirus spread: Rodong
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham January 27, 2020
In final months before UN worker ban, thousands of North Koreans went to Russia
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In final months before UN worker ban, thousands of North Koreans went to Russia

New data published as Moscow admits it has not yet fully complied with UN rules on overseas DPRK laborers

In final months before UN worker ban, thousands of North Koreans went to Russia
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer January 24, 2020
North Korea, Global Fund reach agreement on new TB-malaria treatment grant

North Korea, Global Fund reach agreement on new TB-malaria treatment grant

Implementation of $41.7 million grant set to begin "immediately," spokesperson says

North Korea, Global Fund reach agreement on new TB-malaria treatment grant
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham January 24, 2020
Roughly a thousand North Korean workers remain in Russia, despite UN ban: MFA

Roughly a thousand North Korean workers remain in Russia, despite UN ban: MFA

"Limited" transport options responsible for delay, spokesperson Maria Zakharova says

Roughly a thousand North Korean workers remain in Russia, despite UN ban: MFA
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham January 24, 2020
Multiple flights between North Korea and China canceled amid coronavirus scare

Multiple flights between North Korea and China canceled amid coronavirus scare

Route to Vladivostok not affected, however, according to the Russian embassy in Pyongyang

Multiple flights between North Korea and China canceled amid coronavirus scare
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko January 24, 2020
How technology impacts foreign media consumption, and crackdowns, in North Korea
NK PRO

How technology impacts foreign media consumption, and crackdowns, in North Korea

For ordinary people, connecting with the outside world is an ever-evolving cat and mouse game with the authorities

How technology impacts foreign media consumption, and crackdowns, in North Korea
Jonathan R. Corrado
Jonathan R. Corrado January 23, 2020
N. Korea drastically restricts travel to China in bid to stem coronavirus spread

N. Korea drastically restricts travel to China in bid to stem coronavirus spread

Local embassies informed that they are "completely forbidden" from going to China, NK News has learned

N. Korea drastically restricts travel to China in bid to stem coronavirus spread
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham January 23, 2020