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North Korea Hackathon kicks off in San Francisco

North Korea Hackathon kicks off in San Francisco

North Korea 'hackathon' attended by "Bay Area technologists, investors, engineers, designers"

North Korea Hackathon kicks off in San Francisco
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll August 2, 2014
Human rights in North Korea: The Nazi comparison

Human rights in North Korea: The Nazi comparison

Rabbi says use of poison gas, other crimes in North Korean gulags demand a response

Human rights in North Korea: The Nazi comparison
Rob York
Rob York July 31, 2014
Life in a N. Korean town since the ‘90s famine

Life in a N. Korean town since the ‘90s famine

As national economy evolved, so did industry and social life in the smaller townships

Life in a N. Korean town since the ‘90s famine
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov July 28, 2014
How law and order works in North Korea

How law and order works in North Korea

Police exist to collect bribes, punishment is determined by social status

How law and order works in North Korea
Ji-Min Kang
Ji-Min Kang July 24, 2014
Defection starts with reform radio

Defection starts with reform radio

Devices acquired on the black market expose Northerners to outside ideas

Defection starts with reform radio
JH Ahn
JH Ahn July 22, 2014
Why despite recent arrests, there are few risks in traveling to North Korea

Why despite recent arrests, there are few risks in traveling to North Korea

Proselytizing and immigration offences principal reasons foreigners arrested in North Korea

Why despite recent arrests, there are few risks in traveling to North Korea
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov July 21, 2014
Lawyer: S. Korea should be willing to ransom Korean War POWs

Lawyer: S. Korea should be willing to ransom Korean War POWs

Head of advocacy group believes Korean POWs issue is critical for South Korean national identity

Lawyer: S. Korea should be willing to ransom Korean War POWs
Elizabeth Jae
Elizabeth Jae July 15, 2014
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