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World Food Programme granted first sanctions exemption for North Korea aid work
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World Food Programme granted first sanctions exemption for North Korea aid work

Decision will allow WFP to bring hand-barrows, shovels, and pick-axes into DPRK

World Food Programme granted first sanctions exemption for North Korea aid work
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham February 6, 2020
Not-for-profit was targeted in U.S. sanctions investigation, sparking NGO fears

Not-for-profit was targeted in U.S. sanctions investigation, sparking NGO fears

"Funds meant for humanitarian support were instead spent on lawyers"

Not-for-profit was targeted in U.S. sanctions investigation, sparking NGO fears
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll February 5, 2020
The unresolved and sidelined: North Korean human rights and summit diplomacy

The unresolved and sidelined: North Korean human rights and summit diplomacy

Olivia Enos of Heritage discusses why issue of DPRK human rights should be addressed in future denuclearization talks

The unresolved and sidelined: North Korean human rights and summit diplomacy
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim February 5, 2020
Going “home”: why 87,000 Zainichi Koreans moved from Japan to North Korea

Going “home”: why 87,000 Zainichi Koreans moved from Japan to North Korea

From 1959 to 1984, thousands of Koreans in Japan were promised a better life in the DPRK, only to be met with suffering

Going “home”: why 87,000 Zainichi Koreans moved from Japan to North Korea
Markus Bell
Markus Bell February 5, 2020
North Korean factories taking “emergency” steps to increase face mask production

North Korean factories taking “emergency” steps to increase face mask production

DPRK also using "our style" disinfectant to fight coronavirus spread, state media claims

North Korean factories taking “emergency” steps to increase face mask production
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim February 4, 2020
North Korea moves to prevent the spread of coronavirus: what we know so far
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North Korea moves to prevent the spread of coronavirus: what we know so far

The economy and humanitarian efforts will likely be affected by strict restrictions on travel in and out of the country

North Korea moves to prevent the spread of coronavirus: what we know so far
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll February 4, 2020
N. Korea enhances restrictions on foreign residents to block coronavirus spread

N. Korea enhances restrictions on foreign residents to block coronavirus spread

Diplomats and NGO workers not allowed to visit shops and hotels in Pyongyang through at least February 15, MFA says

N. Korea enhances restrictions on foreign residents to block coronavirus spread
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko February 4, 2020
Chinese grain shipments to North Korea rose in December, data shows
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Chinese grain shipments to North Korea rose in December, data shows

Chinese corn exports to DPRK jumped 362% from November to December

Chinese grain shipments to North Korea rose in December, data shows
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer February 4, 2020
North Korea in January 2020: a month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in January 2020: a month in review and what’s ahead

NK Pro has conducted an in-depth analytic review of news on the peninsula for the period between January 1 and 31

North Korea in January 2020: a month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro February 3, 2020
Covering North Korea – NKNews Podcast Ep.113
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Covering North Korea – NKNews Podcast Ep.113

In a crossover episode with the Korea Society, journalists discuss the perils and pitfalls of reporting on the DPRK

Covering North Korea – NKNews Podcast Ep.113
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot February 2, 2020