April 22, 2024

Human Security / Human Rights

Information related to human security / human rights in North Korea

Leaving family behind in North Korea

Leaving family behind in North Korea

Finally living in a free country, I'm still haunted by the things I can't share with my mom and dad

Leaving family behind in North Korea
Je Son Lee
Je Son Lee January 28, 2016
Harsh judgments of S.Korean intelligence follow court verdict

Harsh judgments of S.Korean intelligence follow court verdict

NIS’s torturous interrogations, vendettas come to light in botched frame of defector

Harsh judgments of S.Korean intelligence follow court verdict
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi January 13, 2016
N. Korean nuclear test causes tremors on Chinese border
NK PRO

N. Korean nuclear test causes tremors on Chinese border

Weibo users criticized Pyongyang, saying Beijing is losing control of its neighbor

N. Korean nuclear test causes tremors on Chinese border
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi January 7, 2016
New North Korean sanctions should reflect humanitarian concerns

New North Korean sanctions should reflect humanitarian concerns

Consider NGOs, and those whose lives depend on their work, when crafting a response to the nuke test

New North Korean sanctions should reflect humanitarian concerns
Keith Luse
Keith Luse January 7, 2016
Moral sanctions should follow N.Korea’s latest detention

Moral sanctions should follow N.Korea’s latest detention

No one should pretend that the Pyongyang regime has credibility – or tolerate those that do

Moral sanctions should follow N.Korea’s latest detention
John Lee
John Lee January 1, 2016
I’m dreaming of a North Korean Christmas

I’m dreaming of a North Korean Christmas

Remembering the North's long-standing, oft-forgotten religious heritage this holiday season

I’m dreaming of a North Korean Christmas
Dennis P. Halpin
Dennis P. Halpin December 22, 2015
Poker in Pyongyang: Life and death in North Korea’s casinos

Poker in Pyongyang: Life and death in North Korea’s casinos

Foreign employee’s death raises questions about ownership of country’s gambling industry

Poker in Pyongyang: Life and death in North Korea’s casinos
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham December 16, 2015
Satellite imagery shows housing built after N. Korean floods
NK PRO

Satellite imagery shows housing built after N. Korean floods

Housing consistent with that shown in DPRK media, though difficult to estimate size of project

Satellite imagery shows housing built after N. Korean floods
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne December 16, 2015
Russia largest N. Korea WFP donor in 2015 – corrected
NK PRO

Russia largest N. Korea WFP donor in 2015 – corrected

Donations total $9 million, will be used to provide enriched food to most insecure

Russia largest N. Korea WFP donor in 2015 – corrected
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne December 15, 2015
North Korea: Poor from the beginning

North Korea: Poor from the beginning

Soviet records indicate N.Korean economic edge in the ‘50s could be a myth

North Korea: Poor from the beginning
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov December 13, 2015