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Human Security / Human Rights

Information related to human security / human rights in North Korea

North Korea’s Famine: A UN Representative Looks Back

North Korea’s Famine: A UN Representative Looks Back

Christian Lemaire describes North Korea’s foreign aid during the infamous famine of the mid 1990s

North Korea’s Famine: A UN Representative Looks Back
Matthew McGrath April 29, 2013
A North Korean In New York: An Introduction

A North Korean In New York: An Introduction

A North Korean now living in New York City tells NK NEWS How She Initially Left the DPRK

A North Korean In New York: An Introduction
Park Ji Woo
Park Ji Woo April 24, 2013
The Women of North Korea: Mothers and Market Leaders

The Women of North Korea: Mothers and Market Leaders

What circumstances led women to become the drivers of North Korea's market economy?

The Women of North Korea: Mothers and Market Leaders
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza April 24, 2013
The African Student Protest for Clean Water in North Korea, 1984

The African Student Protest for Clean Water in North Korea, 1984

"The whole street was full of African students walking and shouting"

The African Student Protest for Clean Water in North Korea, 1984
Benjamin R. Young
Benjamin R. Young April 22, 2013
Andrei Lankov on North Korea’s Nuclear Threat Diplomacy

Andrei Lankov on North Korea’s Nuclear Threat Diplomacy

"Due to nuclear weapons, North Korea need not worry about attacks from other countries, including the U.S."

Andrei Lankov on North Korea’s Nuclear Threat Diplomacy
Subin Kim
Subin Kim April 10, 2013
Why North Koreans Should Be Allowed Asylum Beyond South Korea – A Response

Why North Koreans Should Be Allowed Asylum Beyond South Korea – A Response

'If this is the type of governmental discrimination that North Koreans face in South Korea, I may be tempted to sign up for such discrimination'

Why North Koreans Should Be Allowed Asylum Beyond South Korea – A Response
Markus Bell
Markus Bell April 4, 2013
Young, Reckless Leaders: History Repeats Itself in North Korea

Young, Reckless Leaders: History Repeats Itself in North Korea

Former philosophy student of Kim Il Sung university reveals the similarities between contemporary inter-Korean tensions and those during the 1970s

Young, Reckless Leaders: History Repeats Itself in North Korea
NK News
NK News April 1, 2013
Film Review: ‘The Defector’

Film Review: ‘The Defector’

"A must-see for anyone interested in North Korean refugees, human rights or, simply in the difficulties of real human lives"

Film Review: ‘The Defector’
Nicolle Loughlin
Nicolle Loughlin March 28, 2013
Why Korea Needs The BBC World Service

Why Korea Needs The BBC World Service

A BBC Korean service would be an important step forward for the UK's involvement in Korean peninsula affairs

Why Korea Needs The BBC World Service
Sarah A. Son
Sarah A. Son March 27, 2013
Why North Koreans Should Be Allowed Asylum Beyond South Korea

Why North Koreans Should Be Allowed Asylum Beyond South Korea

Economic and social discrimination in South Korea provides a rationale for asylum in third countries

Why North Koreans Should Be Allowed Asylum Beyond South Korea
Markus Bell
Markus Bell March 25, 2013