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North Korea in May 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in May 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from May 1, 2024 to May 31, 2024

North Korea in May 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
Arius Derr
Arius Derr | NK Pro June 3, 2024
Timeline: From a satellite launch explosion to a volley of trash balloons
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Timeline: From a satellite launch explosion to a volley of trash balloons

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from May 1 to May 31, 2024

Timeline: From a satellite launch explosion to a volley of trash balloons
NK Pro
NK Pro June 3, 2024
Activist vows more leafleting unless Kim Jong Un apologizes for trash balloons

Activist vows more leafleting unless Kim Jong Un apologizes for trash balloons

Seoul says it has no authority to stop civic groups launches, raising concerns North Korea will restart balloon blitz

Activist vows more leafleting unless Kim Jong Un apologizes for trash balloons
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim | Lina Park June 3, 2024
Kim Jong Un sends top officials to reeducation in push to enforce obedience

Kim Jong Un sends top officials to reeducation in push to enforce obedience

Even members of North Korea’s Politburo must attend classes at new party school to become ‘genuine revolutionaries’

Kim Jong Un sends top officials to reeducation in push to enforce obedience
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko June 3, 2024
US exports over $200K in goods to North Korea, likely humanitarian aid

US exports over $200K in goods to North Korea, likely humanitarian aid

Census Bureau data shows multiple shipments of apparent private aid since November, the first in seven years

US exports over $200K in goods to North Korea, likely humanitarian aid
Lina Park
Lina Park May 31, 2024
North Korea calls feces-carrying balloons a ‘gift’ to the South from its people

North Korea calls feces-carrying balloons a ‘gift’ to the South from its people

Kim Yo Jong justifies balloons as citizens’ exercise of free expression, mocking Seoul for allowing anti-DPRK leafleting

North Korea calls feces-carrying balloons a ‘gift’ to the South from its people
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim May 30, 2024
UN Command says North Korean trash balloons breach armistice, international law

UN Command says North Korean trash balloons breach armistice, international law

Military force condemns DPRK for sending ‘feces and contaminants’ over border, but doesn’t mention launches from ROK

UN Command says North Korean trash balloons breach armistice, international law
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 30, 2024
Why the US seeks dialogue with North Korea on human rights – Ep. 344
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Why the US seeks dialogue with North Korea on human rights – Ep. 344

Julie Turner discusses her work as US envoy on DPRK human rights and how the global community can help North Koreans

Why the US seeks dialogue with North Korea on human rights – Ep. 344
Seoul weighs increased support for North Korean children born in third countries

Seoul weighs increased support for North Korean children born in third countries

Unification ministry says its reviewing policies for growing defector population that has often fallen through cracks

Seoul weighs increased support for North Korean children born in third countries
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer May 28, 2024
At site of kidnapping, ROK demands North Korea repatriate abducted students

At site of kidnapping, ROK demands North Korea repatriate abducted students

‘My only wish is to see my son's face before I die,’ mother says at dedication of memorial to victim taken in 70s

At site of kidnapping, ROK demands North Korea repatriate abducted students
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer May 24, 2024