April 13, 2024

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Who is So Tae Ha, head of the Japanese abductions investigation?

Who is So Tae Ha, head of the Japanese abductions investigation?

Vice minister’s actual role remains unclear, but may be close confidant to Kim Jong Un

Who is So Tae Ha, head of the Japanese abductions investigation?
Kosuke Takahashi
Kosuke Takahashi July 8, 2014
UN Seoul office may help should N. Korea collapse – Cohen

UN Seoul office may help should N. Korea collapse – Cohen

Human rights advocate says office can provide evidence for trials, support transition

UN Seoul office may help should N. Korea collapse – Cohen
Phebe Kim
Phebe Kim July 3, 2014
EXCLUSIVE: Photos confirm date of North Korea building collapse

EXCLUSIVE: Photos confirm date of North Korea building collapse

Four day search, rescue and clean-up operation may have come at risk to survivors

EXCLUSIVE: Photos confirm date of North Korea building collapse
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll July 3, 2014
Cohen: UN COI report takes bold stance on North Korean, Chinese atrocities

Cohen: UN COI report takes bold stance on North Korean, Chinese atrocities

N. Korean human rights advocate says this year’s report sends message through Asia against forced repatriations

Cohen: UN COI report takes bold stance on North Korean, Chinese atrocities
Phebe Kim
Phebe Kim June 30, 2014
The misfortunes of North Korean virtue

The misfortunes of North Korean virtue

How Northern popular culture inculcates selflessness, humility and other traits that serve defectors poorly

The misfortunes of North Korean virtue
Tatiana Gabroussenko
Tatiana Gabroussenko June 24, 2014
Treat N. Korea as a ‘terrorist state’: Bolton

Treat N. Korea as a ‘terrorist state’: Bolton

Former UN ambassador sees changing attitudes in China as key to reuniting Korean Peninsula

Treat N. Korea as a ‘terrorist state’: Bolton
Phebe Kim
Phebe Kim June 23, 2014
Turning Chinese money into profit in North Korea

Turning Chinese money into profit in North Korea

Ethnic Koreans from China, unlike those from Japan, capitalized on the changing economy of the ‘90s

Turning Chinese money into profit in North Korea
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov June 15, 2014
Stuck in the middle: How defectors in Thailand get by

Stuck in the middle: How defectors in Thailand get by

Refugees in Southeast Asian nation remain safe from being sent back, but struggle with transition, little money

Stuck in the middle: How defectors in Thailand get by
Rohan Radheya
Rohan Radheya June 12, 2014
The deal with Japan and the risks of honesty

The deal with Japan and the risks of honesty

N. Korea’s statements on Japanese abductions, though atrocious, have a certain rationale

The deal with Japan and the risks of honesty
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov June 9, 2014