February 25, 2024

Human Security / Human Rights

Information related to human security / human rights in North Korea

The benefits – and challenges – of verifying North Korean defector testimony

The benefits – and challenges – of verifying North Korean defector testimony

Learning from perpetrators of state crime is critical, says expert

The benefits – and challenges – of verifying North Korean defector testimony
Patricia Nilsson
Patricia Nilsson January 11, 2017
Is progress really taking place in North Korea?

Is progress really taking place in North Korea?

Changes in North Korea give us hope – but we must take advantage of opportunities for change

Is progress really taking place in North Korea?
Robert E. McCoy
Robert E. McCoy January 6, 2017
Ask a North Korean: Does religion survive in North Korea?

Ask a North Korean: Does religion survive in North Korea?

"The underground church in North Korea has been almost completely destroyed"

Ask a North Korean: Does religion survive in North Korea?
Ji-Min Kang
Ji-Min Kang January 4, 2017
Kirby: N. Korean human rights situation “remains unchanged”

Kirby: N. Korean human rights situation “remains unchanged”

Former head of COI stresses need for ICC referral

Kirby: N. Korean human rights situation “remains unchanged”
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll January 2, 2017
From POW to Saint? Father Kapaun’s long, silent night in North Korea

From POW to Saint? Father Kapaun’s long, silent night in North Korea

The Czech-American priest could be the first Saint to emerge from the Korean War

From POW to Saint? Father Kapaun’s long, silent night in North Korea
Dennis P. Halpin
Dennis P. Halpin December 27, 2016
Five years of Kim Jong Un: Are human rights getting worse?

Five years of Kim Jong Un: Are human rights getting worse?

In the fifth part of a six-part series, experts assess North Korea's continued human rights issues

Five years of Kim Jong Un: Are human rights getting worse?
NK News
NK News December 23, 2016
North Korea’s flood recovery: Tracking construction and rehousing
NK PRO

North Korea’s flood recovery: Tracking construction and rehousing

Construction in key regions largely complete in November as in-country organizations assess housing

North Korea’s flood recovery: Tracking construction and rehousing
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald December 21, 2016
North Korea’s flood recovery: Tracking construction and rehousing

North Korea’s flood recovery: Tracking construction and rehousing

Construction in key regions largely complete in November as in-country organizations assess housing

North Korea’s flood recovery: Tracking construction and rehousing
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald December 21, 2016
Make no mistake: North Korea is a state-level crime family

Make no mistake: North Korea is a state-level crime family

The difference between the Kim dynasty and the Godfather family is merely one of scale

Make no mistake: North Korea is a state-level crime family
Robert E. McCoy
Robert E. McCoy December 9, 2016
Aid from the enemy: American and S. Korean NGOs in the DPRK

Aid from the enemy: American and S. Korean NGOs in the DPRK

For N. Korea, desperate need for help often trumps ideology

Aid from the enemy: American and S. Korean NGOs in the DPRK
Nazanin Zadeh-Cummings
Nazanin Zadeh-Cummings December 6, 2016