March 01, 2024

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Information related to human security / human rights in North Korea

How the Sakhalin Koreans became Russian

How the Sakhalin Koreans became Russian

New generation of island's ethnic Korean residents feel little kinship to North or South

How the Sakhalin Koreans became Russian
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov November 25, 2014
How the famine helped improve our choices in North Korea

How the famine helped improve our choices in North Korea

How North Korea's devastating famine surprisingly helped improve local access to food and consumer goods

How the famine helped improve our choices in North Korea
Ji-Min Kang
Ji-Min Kang November 24, 2014
Photos show rapid reconstruction of collapsed apartment in Pyongyang
NK PRO

Photos show rapid reconstruction of collapsed apartment in Pyongyang

North Korean construction workers started work on new structure less than two months after accident

Photos show rapid reconstruction of collapsed apartment in Pyongyang
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll November 20, 2014
The story of the Sakhalin Korean rebellion

The story of the Sakhalin Korean rebellion

Short-lived rebellion by Koreans of southern descent ultimately severed ties to ancestral homeland

The story of the Sakhalin Korean rebellion
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov November 20, 2014
Why Russian Koreans didn’t fall for Pyongyang propaganda

Why Russian Koreans didn’t fall for Pyongyang propaganda

Accustomed to communism’s realities, Sakhalin residents weren’t taken in by promises of paradise

Why Russian Koreans didn’t fall for Pyongyang propaganda
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov November 16, 2014
Matthew Miller’s excellent adventure in North Korea

Matthew Miller’s excellent adventure in North Korea

Exclusive interview with U.S. detainee reveals hurdles to getting arrested in North Korea

Matthew Miller’s excellent adventure in North Korea
Nate Thayer
Nate Thayer November 14, 2014
Straub: Why North Korea released its American prisoners

Straub: Why North Korea released its American prisoners

The American angle and North Korea's psychological satisfaction

Straub: Why North Korea released its American prisoners
NK News
NK News November 14, 2014
Koreans on Sakhalin: The misadventures of migrant workers

Koreans on Sakhalin: The misadventures of migrant workers

Loss of Japanese control coming of Korean War left Sakhalin Koreans trapped

Koreans on Sakhalin: The misadventures of migrant workers
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov November 13, 2014
How to get whatever you want in North Korea

How to get whatever you want in North Korea

While money can buy anything in North Korea, money is not easy to make

How to get whatever you want in North Korea
Je Son Lee
Je Son Lee November 13, 2014
Lankov: Why N. Korea released Bae and Miller

Lankov: Why N. Korea released Bae and Miller

Propaganda, connections and good will contributed to the release of U.S. detainees

Lankov: Why N. Korea released Bae and Miller
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov November 11, 2014