February 24, 2024

Human Security / Human Rights

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The humanitarian impact of oil sanctions against North Korea
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The humanitarian impact of oil sanctions against North Korea

UN Security Council restrictions on oil to the DPRK would be a disproportionate act risking grave consequences

The humanitarian impact of oil sanctions against North Korea
Tristan Webb
Tristan Webb April 28, 2017
Why North Korean defectors choose to leave
NK PRO

Why North Korean defectors choose to leave

To really harness the possibilities of defector-based research, we must understand the reasons they come South

Why North Korean defectors choose to leave
Christopher Green
Christopher Green April 27, 2017
How the UN in Seoul investigates North Korean human rights

How the UN in Seoul investigates North Korean human rights

Signe Poulsen talks to NK News about advocacy, making an impact, and holding the DPRK to account

How the UN in Seoul investigates North Korean human rights
Seoyeon Kim
Seoyeon Kim April 25, 2017
South Korea’s April 19th Revolution: Lessons for North Korea

South Korea’s April 19th Revolution: Lessons for North Korea

Why did Kim Il Sung not take advantage of the turmoil in the South?

South Korea’s April 19th Revolution: Lessons for North Korea
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy April 19, 2017
How should we interpret purges in the North Korean secret police?

How should we interpret purges in the North Korean secret police?

The accusation that Kim Won Hong committed "human rights abuses" has roots in communist history

How should we interpret purges in the North Korean secret police?
Joanna Hosaniak
Joanna Hosaniak March 28, 2017
The first North Korean crisis in Malaysia

The first North Korean crisis in Malaysia

Years before Kim Jong Nam's death, North Korean agents hatched a plot to wreak havoc in Malaysia

The first North Korean crisis in Malaysia
Benjamin R. Young
Benjamin R. Young March 24, 2017
Why North Korean defectors are throwing bottles of rice into the sea

Why North Korean defectors are throwing bottles of rice into the sea

Kim Yong-hwa has sent foods, drugs, and bicycle tubes to North Korea

Why North Korean defectors are throwing bottles of rice into the sea
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji March 23, 2017
Reflections on detention: An interview with Merrill Newman

Reflections on detention: An interview with Merrill Newman

Over three years on from his imprisonment in North Korea's Yanggakdo Hotel, Newman speaks to NK News

Reflections on detention: An interview with Merrill Newman
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald March 22, 2017
True believers: Faith-based NGOs in North Korea

True believers: Faith-based NGOs in North Korea

As long as they avoid evangelism, the DPRK's religious NGOs have considerable room to work

True believers: Faith-based NGOs in North Korea
Nazanin Zadeh-Cummings
Nazanin Zadeh-Cummings March 14, 2017
Kim Jong Nam’s killing shows that talking to North Korea is pointless

Kim Jong Nam’s killing shows that talking to North Korea is pointless

The brutal crime shows that the DPRK is not a normal country

Kim Jong Nam’s killing shows that talking to North Korea is pointless
John Lee
John Lee March 7, 2017