May 29, 2024

Human Security / Human Rights

Information related to human security / human rights in North Korea

Seoul asking activists to stop sending anti-North leaflets over DMZ: MOU

Seoul asking activists to stop sending anti-North leaflets over DMZ: MOU

Defiant NGOs insist controversial information dissemination efforts will continue, however

Seoul asking activists to stop sending anti-North leaflets over DMZ: MOU
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji April 30, 2018
Human rights criticism could “pour cold water” on DPRK-U.S. dialogue: state media

Human rights criticism could “pour cold water” on DPRK-U.S. dialogue: state media

Uriminzokkiri says continued criticism should make Pyongyang doubt Washington's "sincerity"

Human rights criticism could “pour cold water” on DPRK-U.S. dialogue: state media
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji April 30, 2018
How to get hired as a North Korean laborer abroad

How to get hired as a North Korean laborer abroad

Interviews with defectors reveal a grueling - and expensive - recruitment process

How to get hired as a North Korean laborer abroad
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov April 23, 2018
North Korean cereal imports zero in February: KITA
NK PRO

North Korean cereal imports zero in February: KITA

Imports are the lowest in four years, though are typically low at the start of the year

North Korean cereal imports zero in February: KITA
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne April 13, 2018
The “anti-espionage struggle”: catching a spy, North Korean-style

The “anti-espionage struggle”: catching a spy, North Korean-style

A July 1955 book taught diligent citizens about the dangers of saboteurs and infiltrators

The “anti-espionage struggle”: catching a spy, North Korean-style
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy April 12, 2018
Ask a North Korean: Welcoming Yeji Lee, a new writer

Ask a North Korean: Welcoming Yeji Lee, a new writer

"My hometown is Samjiyon County... where propaganda tells us Kim Jong Il was born"

Ask a North Korean: Welcoming Yeji Lee, a new writer
Yeji Lee April 5, 2018
How inter-Korean rapprochement affects information dissemination efforts

How inter-Korean rapprochement affects information dissemination efforts

Director of No Chain Henry Song discusses new hurdles faced by human rights campaigners

How inter-Korean rapprochement affects information dissemination efforts
Christina Lee
Christina Lee March 27, 2018
Ask a North Korean: what do you think about sanctions?

Ask a North Korean: what do you think about sanctions?

"The authorities fear internal opposition more than restrictive economic measures"

Ask a North Korean: what do you think about sanctions?
Park Ui-sung March 25, 2018
North Korean agricultural imports hit record high in January: data
NK PRO

North Korean agricultural imports hit record high in January: data

Other food product shipments from China dwindled in the same period

North Korean agricultural imports hit record high in January: data
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 14, 2018
How Seoul could creatively re-approach inter-Korean cooperation
NK PRO

How Seoul could creatively re-approach inter-Korean cooperation

The Moon administration's options are limited - but there are some areas in which engagement could happen

How Seoul could creatively re-approach inter-Korean cooperation
Jonathan R. Corrado
Jonathan R. Corrado March 5, 2018