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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
Ask a North Korean: Does North Korea really carry out public executions?

Ask a North Korean: Does North Korea really carry out public executions?

A defector writes about witnessing someone sentenced to death and why the regime ‘kills the chicken to warn the monkey’

Ask a North Korean: Does North Korea really carry out public executions?
Joshua Kim May 23, 2024
20 years since last summit, North Korea-Japan ties still vexed by same concerns

20 years since last summit, North Korea-Japan ties still vexed by same concerns

Abductee issue has been insurmountable since Junichiro Koizumi and Kim Jong Il met, but hopes persist for third summit

20 years since last summit, North Korea-Japan ties still vexed by same concerns
Justin Yeo
Justin Yeo May 23, 2024
South Korea cracks down on viral North Korean song praising Kim Jong Un

South Korea cracks down on viral North Korean song praising Kim Jong Un

Ban on ‘Friendly Father’ music video under Cold War-era law is excessive and undermines democratic freedoms, experts say

South Korea cracks down on viral North Korean song praising Kim Jong Un
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy May 21, 2024
Ask a North Korean: What is forced labor like in North Korea?

Ask a North Korean: What is forced labor like in North Korea?

A defector writes about being forced to work even as an elementary school student and the trauma it left him with

Ask a North Korean: What is forced labor like in North Korea?
David May 21, 2024
North Korean nuke scientists are ‘slaves’ of regime’s weapons programs: Report

North Korean nuke scientists are ‘slaves’ of regime’s weapons programs: Report

Study finds scientists and engineers face unsafe conditions that violate human rights and are not just privileged elite

North Korean nuke scientists are ‘slaves’ of regime’s weapons programs: Report
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer May 20, 2024
North Korea’s U-17 women’s soccer team qualifies for World Cup with dominant run

North Korea’s U-17 women’s soccer team qualifies for World Cup with dominant run

Blowout of South Korea and 1-0 victory over China set stage for face off against Japan in Asian Cup final

North Korea’s U-17 women’s soccer team qualifies for World Cup with dominant run
Joe Smith
Joe Smith | Shreyas Reddy May 17, 2024
State media review: North Korea slams Kiwis’ ‘provocative’ sanctions monitoring
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State media review: North Korea slams Kiwis’ ‘provocative’ sanctions monitoring

An in-depth analysis of criticism toward US allies, praise for youth laborers, a tourney for ‘golf addicts’ and more

State media review: North Korea slams Kiwis’ ‘provocative’ sanctions monitoring
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung May 16, 2024
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