April 13, 2024

Human Security / Human Rights

Information related to human security / human rights in North Korea

Gregg visits N. Korea, but not necessarily for Bae

Gregg visits N. Korea, but not necessarily for Bae

Visit by former ambassador not focused on detained missionary but part of ongoing Track II diplomacy

Gregg visits N. Korea, but not necessarily for Bae
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi February 14, 2014
North-South Migration, part 2: A small trickle 1953-90

North-South Migration, part 2: A small trickle 1953-90

Defections to South Korea were difficult but well rewarded in post-war years

North-South Migration, part 2: A small trickle 1953-90
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov February 13, 2014
In search of miracles and substitutes: North Korea’s potato revolution

In search of miracles and substitutes: North Korea’s potato revolution

"The potato is good for people’s health" – Comrade Kim Jong Il

In search of miracles and substitutes: North Korea’s potato revolution
Tatiana Gabroussenko
Tatiana Gabroussenko February 13, 2014
Losing clothes, health, and even life for the Mass Games

Losing clothes, health, and even life for the Mass Games

Performers brave illness, injury and humiliation to make spectacular displays

Losing clothes, health, and even life for the Mass Games
Mina Yoon
Mina Yoon February 12, 2014
Public inquiry into N. Korean rights violations nears end

Public inquiry into N. Korean rights violations nears end

Chairman of investigation calls inquiry findings 'shocking,' says they moved committee to tears

Public inquiry into N. Korean rights violations nears end
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald February 4, 2014
Pig livers and blindness: Growing up in North Korea’s famine

Pig livers and blindness: Growing up in North Korea’s famine

Ask a North Korean: What was it like to grow up during North Korea's famine?

Pig livers and blindness: Growing up in North Korea’s famine
Mina Yoon
Mina Yoon February 3, 2014
North Korea needs good ideas, not more aid

North Korea needs good ideas, not more aid

Former diplomat and aid coordinator in North Korea on why current aid delivery systems are ineffective

North Korea needs good ideas, not more aid
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza January 31, 2014
Interview: Massimo Urbani, former aid coordinator in N. Korea

Interview: Massimo Urbani, former aid coordinator in N. Korea

Transcript of full interview with Massimo Urbani, former aid coordinator to North Korea

Interview: Massimo Urbani, former aid coordinator in N. Korea
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza January 31, 2014
Child nutrition & medical training urgent issues in N. Korea – Zellweger

Child nutrition & medical training urgent issues in N. Korea – Zellweger

Interview with Katharina Zellweger, former coordinator for the Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC) in the DPRK

Child nutrition & medical training urgent issues in N. Korea – Zellweger
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza January 28, 2014