February 21, 2024

Human Security / Human Rights

Information related to human security / human rights in North Korea

Why North Koreans now long for the age of indoctrination

Why North Koreans now long for the age of indoctrination

Bygone-era provided more stability, despite criticism sessions putting Cold War allies to shame

Why North Koreans now long for the age of indoctrination
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov November 27, 2013
Japanese Media Watch: November 18 – November 24

Japanese Media Watch: November 18 – November 24

Few unique stories due to extended Yeonpyeong anniversary coverage in Japanese media

Japanese Media Watch: November 18 – November 24
Ryo C. Kato November 27, 2013
A foreigner locked up in N. Korea: The case of Chantal Sobkowicz

A foreigner locked up in N. Korea: The case of Chantal Sobkowicz

Evangelical Christian used job in Pyongyang as vehicle for spreading gospel to oblivious North Koreans

A foreigner locked up in N. Korea: The case of Chantal Sobkowicz
Justin Rohrlich
Justin Rohrlich November 21, 2013
Japanese Media Watch: November 10 – November 17

Japanese Media Watch: November 10 – November 17

Latest North Korea issues to be picked up by Japanese media

Japanese Media Watch: November 10 – November 17
Ryo C. Kato November 19, 2013
When a goat and pig decided to join the North Korean army

When a goat and pig decided to join the North Korean army

Ask a North Korean: Are there any jokes North Koreans like to tell?

When a goat and pig decided to join the North Korean army
Mina Yoon
Mina Yoon November 14, 2013
Being gay in the DPRK

Being gay in the DPRK

Overview suggests many North Koreans learn about being gay only upon departure from DPRK

Being gay in the DPRK
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham November 13, 2013
How Christian missionaries are spreading the Gospel in North Korea

How Christian missionaries are spreading the Gospel in North Korea

Inside the shadowy network of front companies Christian missionaries use to spread the gospel in North Korea

How Christian missionaries are spreading the Gospel in North Korea
Justin Rohrlich
Justin Rohrlich November 7, 2013
Director: N. Korean angle drew eyes to ‘Propaganda’

Director: N. Korean angle drew eyes to ‘Propaganda’

Film crew hadn’t predicted backlash from South Korean community

Director: N. Korean angle drew eyes to ‘Propaganda’
Christopher Barrett
Christopher Barrett November 5, 2013
The world through a little gap between the curtains

The world through a little gap between the curtains

Ask a North Korean: How the government prevents outside information from entering the country

The world through a little gap between the curtains
Ji-Min Kang
Ji-Min Kang October 31, 2013
Japanese Media Watch: October 21 – 27

Japanese Media Watch: October 21 – 27

A weekly round up of DPRK focused stories unreported in English language media

Japanese Media Watch: October 21 – 27
Ryo C. Kato October 28, 2013