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Information related to human security / human rights in North Korea

Why foreign information in North Korea is such a big deal
NK PRO

Why foreign information in North Korea is such a big deal

In the first part of a series, we examine why outside information is so important to North Korea's future

Why foreign information in North Korea is such a big deal
Jieun Baek
Jieun Baek October 19, 2016
Tracking the DPRK’s intelligence operations
NK PRO

Tracking the DPRK’s intelligence operations

North Korea's secret services are essential to keeping the regime in power

Tracking the DPRK’s intelligence operations
Stephan Blancke October 18, 2016
Why thousands of Japanese-Koreans left for new lives in North Korea

Why thousands of Japanese-Koreans left for new lives in North Korea

The strange history of Chongryon and the mass exodus to the DPRK

Why thousands of Japanese-Koreans left for new lives in North Korea
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov October 18, 2016
North Korea using sanctioned ships for flood relief, data indicates
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North Korea using sanctioned ships for flood relief, data indicates

DPRK media claims the ships are owned by Ministry of Land and Marine Transport

North Korea using sanctioned ships for flood relief, data indicates
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald | Leo Byrne October 17, 2016
Defector reveals causes of 2014 Pyongyang apartment collapse

Defector reveals causes of 2014 Pyongyang apartment collapse

North Korean construction expert blames disaster, loss of life on poor building effort

Defector reveals causes of 2014 Pyongyang apartment collapse
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll October 13, 2016
Abuses of power? Film reveals how the NIS mistreats defectors

Abuses of power? Film reveals how the NIS mistreats defectors

“Spy Nation” documents an opaque ROK secret service - and some lawmakers agree

Abuses of power? Film reveals how the NIS mistreats defectors
Kyung Lee
Kyung Lee October 12, 2016
How to help North Koreans without helping the regime

How to help North Koreans without helping the regime

The omnipresence of the regime presents a moral challenge for those who want to aid the people

How to help North Koreans without helping the regime
John Lee
John Lee October 11, 2016
The perils and positives of residency in North Korea as an NGO

The perils and positives of residency in North Korea as an NGO

Permanently staying in the DPRK has its benefits - but comes with plenty of obstacles

The perils and positives of residency in North Korea as an NGO
Nazanin Zadeh-Cummings
Nazanin Zadeh-Cummings October 7, 2016
Why Kim Jong Un won’t visit North Korea’s flooded regions

Why Kim Jong Un won’t visit North Korea’s flooded regions

Security concerns keep the North Korean leadership from traveling too far from Pyongyang

Why Kim Jong Un won’t visit North Korea’s flooded regions
Donald Kirk
Donald Kirk October 7, 2016
Pathology politics: Human rights and health in North Korea

Pathology politics: Human rights and health in North Korea

Examining the connection between the DPRK's health crises and human rights violations

Pathology politics: Human rights and health in North Korea
Sandra Fahy
Sandra Fahy October 4, 2016