February 25, 2024

Human Security / Human Rights

Information related to human security / human rights in North Korea

Report seeks celebrity support for N. Korean human rights

Report seeks celebrity support for N. Korean human rights

Author of rights paper says human rights, weapons programs intricately linked

Report seeks celebrity support for N. Korean human rights
Rob York
Rob York January 23, 2015
How do North Koreans spend days off?

How do North Koreans spend days off?

In this week's Ask a North Korean, we learn that workers get days off like anywhere else - just don't get caught listening to K-pop

How do North Koreans spend days off?
Je Son Lee
Je Son Lee January 16, 2015
Defectors value their freedom but miss their homes

Defectors value their freedom but miss their homes

Saddened by discrimination, defectors see limited options for changing the North substantially

Defectors value their freedom but miss their homes
Rob York
Rob York January 2, 2015
Creating a paradigm shift for abused North Korean women

Creating a paradigm shift for abused North Korean women

More discussion of sexual abuse among North Korean women, refugees needed

Creating a paradigm shift for abused North Korean women
Niki O'Brien
Niki O'Brien January 2, 2015
A look into the DPRK mental health system

A look into the DPRK mental health system

How North Korea uses the practice of psychiatry to reinforce societal values

A look into the DPRK mental health system
Peter Moody
Peter Moody December 30, 2014
North Korea’s passports, and how they use them

North Korea’s passports, and how they use them

Yes, the North has passports, and has them for more than one type of visit abroad

North Korea’s passports, and how they use them
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy December 29, 2014
Bright lights, not human rights: Why North Koreans envy their neighbors

Bright lights, not human rights: Why North Koreans envy their neighbors

Ask a North Korean: What do people along the border think about the Chinese – and those living in Pyongyang?

Bright lights, not human rights: Why North Koreans envy their neighbors
Je Son Lee
Je Son Lee December 16, 2014
Change is in the air in North Korea

Change is in the air in North Korea

Expect better living conditions, but little change in personal liberties, inter-Korean relations

Change is in the air in North Korea
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov December 9, 2014
Defector: Why balloons stand no chance of changing North Korea

Defector: Why balloons stand no chance of changing North Korea

Foreigners expecting anti-government leaflets to stimulate regime change misunderstand the realities of North Korea

Defector: Why balloons stand no chance of changing North Korea
Kim Yoo-sung
Kim Yoo-sung December 2, 2014
North Korean workers abroad aren’t slaves

North Korean workers abroad aren’t slaves

Far from exploited, laborers outside the North make much more than at home

North Korean workers abroad aren’t slaves
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov November 27, 2014