February 21, 2024

Human Security / Human Rights

Information related to human security / human rights in North Korea

Photos show construction stalled at Pyongyang building prior to collapse
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Photos show construction stalled at Pyongyang building prior to collapse

Prior to collapse, photos show no sign of construction activity despite unfinished nature of building

Photos show construction stalled at Pyongyang building prior to collapse
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll June 16, 2015
Families divided by Korean War reunite: An overwhelming experience

Families divided by Korean War reunite: An overwhelming experience

Participant in last year's reunions recalls physically breaking down due to overwhelming emotions

Families divided by Korean War reunite: An overwhelming experience
Could Telco-In-A-Box help N. Koreans communicate with outside world?

Could Telco-In-A-Box help N. Koreans communicate with outside world?

New technology, combined with satellite internet and solar panels, could allow independent cell network

Could Telco-In-A-Box help N. Koreans communicate with outside world?
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 28, 2015
Most of North Korea’s victims will be forgotten

Most of North Korea’s victims will be forgotten

Not every atrocity gets a monument, not every victim gets a memorial

Most of North Korea’s victims will be forgotten
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy May 27, 2015
The pro-N. Korea ‘talk concert’ should stop talking

The pro-N. Korea ‘talk concert’ should stop talking

Those who've seen selective sights in North Korea should not ignore those who suffer there

The pro-N. Korea ‘talk concert’ should stop talking
Ji-Min Kang
Ji-Min Kang May 21, 2015
The other North Korean famine

The other North Korean famine

The disaster of the mid-1990s was not the first time bad decisions left many to go hungry

The other North Korean famine
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov May 19, 2015
Banned from the industry: One agent’s North Korea travel experience

Banned from the industry: One agent’s North Korea travel experience

Walter Keats looks back on running tours to – and getting banned from – the DPRK

Banned from the industry: One agent’s North Korea travel experience
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham May 15, 2015
Hyon Yong Chol: An execution and a message?

Hyon Yong Chol: An execution and a message?

Kim Jong Un's appears more ruthless than his predecessors, signalling to leadership he is not to trifled with

Hyon Yong Chol: An execution and a message?
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov May 13, 2015
Low-class health care in N. Korea

Low-class health care in N. Korea

Quality of one's medical treatment depends greatly on social status, budget cuts

Low-class health care in N. Korea
Kim Yoo-sung
Kim Yoo-sung May 13, 2015
Reporting on North Korean defectors, struggling with objectivity

Reporting on North Korean defectors, struggling with objectivity

Reporter's 'journalistic detachment' masked fear, anger while covering refugees' flight to freedom

Reporting on North Korean defectors, struggling with objectivity
Rob York
Rob York May 4, 2015