December 04, 2022

Human Security / Human Rights

Information related to human security / human rights in North Korea

Wife of detained Australian unsure of N. Korea arrest specifics

Wife of detained Australian unsure of N. Korea arrest specifics

Australian was in possession of "some Gospel tracts in the Korean language"

Wife of detained Australian unsure of N. Korea arrest specifics
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald February 19, 2014
Meet the people of North Korea’s most outspoken British voice

Meet the people of North Korea’s most outspoken British voice

Criticism of North Korea led to invitation to visit Pyongyang

Meet the people of North Korea’s most outspoken British voice
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham February 19, 2014
Assessing the impact of the UN’s human rights in North Korea report

Assessing the impact of the UN’s human rights in North Korea report

Why the UN's report on DPRK human rights violations will signal change in North Korea

Assessing the impact of the UN’s human rights in North Korea report
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza February 18, 2014
The long hard slog to shine a light on North Korean human rights
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The long hard slog to shine a light on North Korean human rights

What’s been did and what’s been hid: A look back at human rights accountability in DPRK

The long hard slog to shine a light on North Korean human rights
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter February 17, 2014
North-South Migration, part 3: People in their thousands, 1991-2010

North-South Migration, part 3: People in their thousands, 1991-2010

Sudden changes in the North, China in the '90s made more defections possible

North-South Migration, part 3: People in their thousands, 1991-2010
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov February 17, 2014
Gregg visits N. Korea, but not necessarily for Bae

Gregg visits N. Korea, but not necessarily for Bae

Visit by former ambassador not focused on detained missionary but part of ongoing Track II diplomacy

Gregg visits N. Korea, but not necessarily for Bae
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi February 14, 2014
North-South Migration, part 2: A small trickle 1953-90

North-South Migration, part 2: A small trickle 1953-90

Defections to South Korea were difficult but well rewarded in post-war years

North-South Migration, part 2: A small trickle 1953-90
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov February 13, 2014
In search of miracles and substitutes: North Korea’s potato revolution

In search of miracles and substitutes: North Korea’s potato revolution

"The potato is good for people’s health" – Comrade Kim Jong Il

In search of miracles and substitutes: North Korea’s potato revolution
Tatiana Gabroussenko
Tatiana Gabroussenko February 13, 2014
Losing clothes, health, and even life for the Mass Games

Losing clothes, health, and even life for the Mass Games

Performers brave illness, injury and humiliation to make spectacular displays

Losing clothes, health, and even life for the Mass Games
Mina Yoon
Mina Yoon February 12, 2014