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N.Korean construction workers complete framework of 70-floor skyscraper
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N.Korean construction workers complete framework of 70-floor skyscraper

Carcass built in less than three months, state media says, with recent photos corroborating progress

N.Korean construction workers complete framework of 70-floor skyscraper
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll August 3, 2016
Why sending overseas North Korean workers home won’t improve human rights

Why sending overseas North Korean workers home won’t improve human rights

"Sending these workers back home is not going to improve their lives, or buy us their understanding"

Why sending overseas North Korean workers home won’t improve human rights
Joanna Hosaniak
Joanna Hosaniak August 1, 2016
What happens when Americans get arrested in North Korea?

What happens when Americans get arrested in North Korea?

Former American detainee reveals new details of his captivity, showing what others can expect

What happens when Americans get arrested in North Korea?
Justin Rohrlich
Justin Rohrlich July 26, 2016
Why human rights organizations stand behind the UN Office in Seoul

Why human rights organizations stand behind the UN Office in Seoul

Criticism is harmful to broader North Korean human rights movement

Why human rights organizations stand behind the UN Office in Seoul
Joanna Hosaniak
Joanna Hosaniak July 18, 2016
Indoctrination, finances motivate N.Korean defectors to attend rallies

Indoctrination, finances motivate N.Korean defectors to attend rallies

North Koreans frequently favor conservative ideas, but resettlement process often pushes them to

Indoctrination, finances motivate N.Korean defectors to attend rallies
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi July 4, 2016
Four North Koreans’ great Bulgarian escape

Four North Koreans’ great Bulgarian escape

For 4 exchange students in Eastern Europe, de-Stalinization was not just an intellectual challenge

Four North Koreans’ great Bulgarian escape
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov June 30, 2016
In North Korea it’s no trousers or tank tops allowed

In North Korea it’s no trousers or tank tops allowed

Women in the North face a number of rules, inconsistently applied, but nonetheless bothersome

In North Korea it’s no trousers or tank tops allowed
Je Son Lee
Je Son Lee June 28, 2016
Why North Koreans turn to the church, and why they leave

Why North Koreans turn to the church, and why they leave

North Korean can't stop curiosity about Christianity – but philandering pastors certainly can

Why North Koreans turn to the church, and why they leave
Kim Yoo-sung
Kim Yoo-sung June 22, 2016
N.Korean sanctions and ‘loyalty’ work

N.Korean sanctions and ‘loyalty’ work

Sanctions have unexpected effects as the regime makes up for lost cash through slave labor

N.Korean sanctions and ‘loyalty’ work
Robert E. McCoy
Robert E. McCoy June 21, 2016
The Kim family’s code of silence: Speaking up can be dangerous

The Kim family’s code of silence: Speaking up can be dangerous

Speaking out, as some of Kim Jong Un's family members recently did, can cost people their lives

The Kim family’s code of silence: Speaking up can be dangerous
Dennis P. Halpin
Dennis P. Halpin June 20, 2016