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Human Security / Human Rights

Information related to human security / human rights in North Korea

North Korea in May 2019: a month in review and what’s ahead
NK PRO

North Korea in May 2019: a month in review and what’s ahead

An analytic look at the main developments of the May 1-May 31 period

North Korea in May 2019: a month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro June 4, 2019
How South Koreans really feel about unification – NKNews Podcast Ep.74
Podcast

How South Koreans really feel about unification – NKNews Podcast Ep.74

KINU's Lee Sang-shin talks public opinion, methodology, and changing perceptions of the North

How South Koreans really feel about unification – NKNews Podcast Ep.74
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot June 4, 2019
North Korean leader attends mass games opening featuring Kim Jong Un portrait

North Korean leader attends mass games opening featuring Kim Jong Un portrait

Kim Yo Jong also viewed new "People's Country" propaganda event alongside DPRK leader, sources say

North Korean leader attends mass games opening featuring Kim Jong Un portrait
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko June 3, 2019
Japan must put diplomatic normalization with DPRK before abductee issue: former PM

Japan must put diplomatic normalization with DPRK before abductee issue: former PM

Yukio Hatoyama says improving relations must come before any resolution of the decades-long dispute

Japan must put diplomatic normalization with DPRK before abductee issue: former PM
Amid purge reports, Kim Yong Chol reappears alongside North Korean leader

Amid purge reports, Kim Yong Chol reappears alongside North Korean leader

Longtime DPRK-U.S. interlocuter was last week reported to have been sent to labor, re-education camp

Amid purge reports, Kim Yong Chol reappears alongside North Korean leader
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham June 2, 2019
How serious is the food situation in North Korea? The view from the corn market
NK PRO

How serious is the food situation in North Korea? The view from the corn market

The data does not indicate that the supply situation has dramatically worsened this year

How serious is the food situation in North Korea? The view from the corn market
Peter Ward
Peter Ward May 29, 2019
How North Korea’s institutions have responded to the changing role of women

How North Korea’s institutions have responded to the changing role of women

Recent research suggests the state has a lot of catching up to do

How North Korea’s institutions have responded to the changing role of women
Adam Cathcart
Adam Cathcart | Yujin Lim May 29, 2019
Why North Korea still falls short in providing for the basic needs of its people

Why North Korea still falls short in providing for the basic needs of its people

DPRK must stop crackdowns on market activity and guarantee its citizens' rights, UN official writes

Why North Korea still falls short in providing for the basic needs of its people
Daniel Collinge
Daniel Collinge May 27, 2019
DPRK media dismisses humanitarian aid as “non-essential” to inter-Korean ties

DPRK media dismisses humanitarian aid as “non-essential” to inter-Korean ties

DPRK Today accuses Seoul of continued "hostile acts," misleading public opinion

DPRK media dismisses humanitarian aid as “non-essential” to inter-Korean ties
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji May 27, 2019
Is resistance futile? Prospects for popular uprising in North Korea

Is resistance futile? Prospects for popular uprising in North Korea

Some recent reports suggest internal opposition to Kim Jong Un could be growing

Is resistance futile? Prospects for popular uprising in North Korea
Robert E. McCoy
Robert E. McCoy May 26, 2019