November 30, 2022

Leadership

Information related to North Korea’s leadership and leadership structures

How North Korea and Turkmenistan’s extreme personality cults align and differ

How North Korea and Turkmenistan’s extreme personality cults align and differ

Both countries led by young third-generation authoritarians that siphon off state resources to maintain grip on power

How North Korea and Turkmenistan’s extreme personality cults align and differ
Nick Miller
Nick Miller November 30, 2022
Prominent promotions: North Korea’s new generals and ‘hero’ missile transporter
NK PRO

Prominent promotions: North Korea’s new generals and ‘hero’ missile transporter

Officials honored after DPRK’s successful long-range missile test gives hints at organizational structure in Pyongyang

Prominent promotions: North Korea’s new generals and ‘hero’ missile transporter
Martin Weiser
Martin Weiser November 29, 2022
North Korea threatened death penalty for spreading COVID ‘rumors’

North Korea threatened death penalty for spreading COVID ‘rumors’

Public notice posted in Pyongyang earlier this year latest example of the regime’s Orwellian approach to pandemic

North Korea threatened death penalty for spreading COVID ‘rumors’
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 28, 2022
FULL TEXT: North Korea’s death penalty decree for spreading COVID ‘rumors’
NK PRO

FULL TEXT: North Korea’s death penalty decree for spreading COVID ‘rumors’

NK Pro translated public notice promising ‘merciless’ punishment for discussing non-state-approved opinions on pandemic

FULL TEXT: North Korea’s death penalty decree for spreading COVID ‘rumors’
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 28, 2022
Kim and daughter meet ICBM launch teams as nukes declared ‘irreversible’

Kim and daughter meet ICBM launch teams as nukes declared ‘irreversible’

North Korea declares itself ‘full-fledged nuclear power’ capable of taking on US as Nov. 18 launch celebrations continue

Kim and daughter meet ICBM launch teams as nukes declared ‘irreversible’
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko November 27, 2022
North Korean secret police hold five-day meeting on internal security challenges

North Korean secret police hold five-day meeting on internal security challenges

In brief report, state media says security organs tackled ongoing problem of ‘anti-socialist’ acts across country

North Korean secret police hold five-day meeting on internal security challenges
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko November 25, 2022
North Korean TV removes clip of girl speculated to be other Kim daughter

North Korean TV removes clip of girl speculated to be other Kim daughter

State media made rare edit of propaganda music video attached to report on Kim and confirmed daughter at ICBM launch

North Korean TV removes clip of girl speculated to be other Kim daughter
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko November 24, 2022
Kim Yo Jong calls on South Koreans to turn against ‘idiot’ Yoon ‘regime’

Kim Yo Jong calls on South Koreans to turn against ‘idiot’ Yoon ‘regime’

Seoul should stop following Washington, DPRK leader's sister says in latest statement brushing off sanctions threat

Kim Yo Jong calls on South Koreans to turn against ‘idiot’ Yoon ‘regime’
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko November 24, 2022
Kim Jong Un uses custom Chinese bus to track missile launches, photos show

Kim Jong Un uses custom Chinese bus to track missile launches, photos show

North Korean leader typically seen in luxury European and Japanese rides, though Chinese cars ubiquitous across country

Kim Jong Un uses custom Chinese bus to track missile launches, photos show
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko November 23, 2022
Nukes protect kids, North Korea says after introducing Kim Jong Un’s daughter

Nukes protect kids, North Korea says after introducing Kim Jong Un’s daughter

Report suggests DPRK leader publicly introduced daughter to emphasize justification for WMD development

Nukes protect kids, North Korea says after introducing Kim Jong Un’s daughter
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko November 21, 2022
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