February 25, 2024

Human Security / Human Rights

Information related to human security / human rights in North Korea

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

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

North Korea in January 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro February 2, 2024
Timeline: From North Korean missiles in Ukraine to ROK becoming enemy ‘No. 1’
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Timeline: From North Korean missiles in Ukraine to ROK becoming enemy ‘No. 1’

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

Timeline: From North Korean missiles in Ukraine to ROK becoming enemy ‘No. 1’
NK Pro
NK Pro February 2, 2024
State media review: DPRK launches task force for ambitious rural uplift project
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State media review: DPRK launches task force for ambitious rural uplift project

An in-depth analysis of the state’s push to build new factories, the first workshop for inspection workers and more

State media review: DPRK launches task force for ambitious rural uplift project
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung February 1, 2024
North Korea imported over 100,000 barrels of petroleum from Russia last year

North Korea imported over 100,000 barrels of petroleum from Russia last year

UN data shows huge uptick in Russia’s exports of refined petroleum, though volume still lags behind pre-pandemic levels

North Korea imported over 100,000 barrels of petroleum from Russia last year
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin January 31, 2024
Global anti-doping body ends restrictions on North Korea after over two years

Global anti-doping body ends restrictions on North Korea after over two years

Removal of DPRK from list of noncompliant countries clears way for its athletes to compete under own flag at Olympics

Global anti-doping body ends restrictions on North Korea after over two years
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy January 30, 2024
North Korea expands coastal fencing in likely bid to stop defections by sea
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North Korea expands coastal fencing in likely bid to stop defections by sea

NK Pro analysis shows DPRK added or renovated over 300 miles of fencing, justifying it as effort to keep out disease

North Korea expands coastal fencing in likely bid to stop defections by sea
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer | Jacob Bogle January 30, 2024
Deciphering reports of North Korean workers’ strike in Chinese textile factories

Deciphering reports of North Korean workers’ strike in Chinese textile factories

Experts weigh in on whether large-scale action took place and how years of unpaid wages could have sparked a backlash

Deciphering reports of North Korean workers’ strike in Chinese textile factories
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer | Lina Park January 29, 2024
Russia’s new ambassador to ROK denies any weapons trade with North Korea

Russia’s new ambassador to ROK denies any weapons trade with North Korea

Georgy Zinoviev also warned Seoul not to supply weapons to Kyiv if it wants to maintain ties with Moscow

Russia’s new ambassador to ROK denies any weapons trade with North Korea
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin January 29, 2024
North Korea fires several cruise missiles on east coast: ROK military

North Korea fires several cruise missiles on east coast: ROK military

Launch comes days after DPRK reportedly test-fired a nuclear-capable cruise missile

North Korea fires several cruise missiles on east coast: ROK military
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin January 28, 2024
North Korea blasts ‘rampant violence’ against youth and women in UK

North Korea blasts ‘rampant violence’ against youth and women in UK

But expert calls report, which fails to reveal official statistics, a routine bashing of countries hostile to DPRK

North Korea blasts ‘rampant violence’ against youth and women in UK
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin January 26, 2024
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