February 26, 2024

Human Security / Human Rights

Information related to human security / human rights in North Korea

Mexican court denies Israeli group’s request to sell N. Korean ship
NK PRO

Mexican court denies Israeli group’s request to sell N. Korean ship

Isreali law group looking to recoup $330m in damages awarded by U.S. court over abduction 15 years ago

Mexican court denies Israeli group’s request to sell N. Korean ship
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald August 6, 2015
Drought has little effect on N.Korean food imports
NK PRO

Drought has little effect on N.Korean food imports

Cereal imports from China show small increase, though totals remain far below those of previous years

Drought has little effect on N.Korean food imports
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne August 5, 2015
How do North Koreans treat mental illness?

How do North Koreans treat mental illness?

North lacks suitable care for mentally ill; existing facilities seem to make problems worse

How do North Koreans treat mental illness?
Je Son Lee
Je Son Lee August 5, 2015
Elite defections may strengthen N. Korean regime, not weaken it

Elite defections may strengthen N. Korean regime, not weaken it

Wishful thinking about bleak future of Kim regime does not help inter-Korean relations, former presidential adviser says

Elite defections may strengthen N. Korean regime, not weaken it
JH Ahn
JH Ahn July 30, 2015
Former inmate shows location of North Korean detention center
NK PRO

Former inmate shows location of North Korean detention center

Compound dedicated to detention of foreign political prisoners, used previously to detain American journalists

Former inmate shows location of North Korean detention center
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi July 29, 2015
A new phase in North Korea’s ‘Pyongyang speed?’

A new phase in North Korea’s ‘Pyongyang speed?’

Construction the year after fatal collapse may reveal new emphasis on stability, proper construction methods for apartment buildings

A new phase in North Korea’s ‘Pyongyang speed?’
JH Ahn
JH Ahn July 28, 2015
State of emergency: North Korea’s ambulances

State of emergency: North Korea’s ambulances

Images, defectors and international aid organisations shed light on North Korea's ambulance system

State of emergency: North Korea’s ambulances
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne July 22, 2015
Empowering North Korean refugees abroad: Programs and Projects

Empowering North Korean refugees abroad: Programs and Projects

New programs aim to alleviate issues experienced by North Korean refugees in Europe

Empowering North Korean refugees abroad: Programs and Projects
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald July 17, 2015
Helping N. Koreans help themselves

Helping N. Koreans help themselves

NKSC helps defectors, sends information into North Korea with aim of creating government that represents its people

Helping N. Koreans help themselves
David Tian
David Tian July 16, 2015
Satellite imagery shows 20-plus floor building at site of Pyongyang collapse
NK PRO

Satellite imagery shows 20-plus floor building at site of Pyongyang collapse

Imagery from May 2015 back to October 2014 reveals progress at site

Satellite imagery shows 20-plus floor building at site of Pyongyang collapse
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll July 16, 2015