September 27, 2021

Sanctions

Information related to sanctions developments

South Korea detaining North Korea-linked ship suspected of sanctions violations

South Korea detaining North Korea-linked ship suspected of sanctions violations

Exclusive NK News photos show impounded Mongolia-flagged ship held in waters off South Korea's coast

South Korea detaining North Korea-linked ship suspected of sanctions violations
EXCLUSIVE: DPRK-linked ships move illicit coal to China for ‘humanitarian aid’
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EXCLUSIVE: DPRK-linked ships move illicit coal to China for ‘humanitarian aid’

UN Panel of Experts investigates possible ‘coal for food’ program as economy, agriculture face crises in North Korea

EXCLUSIVE: DPRK-linked ships move illicit coal to China for ‘humanitarian aid’
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll August 18, 2021
North Korea may soon receive textbooks, medical equipment from US-based NGO

North Korea may soon receive textbooks, medical equipment from US-based NGO

Group plans to send South Korean medical equipment to Pyongyang hospital after UN extends another sanctions waiver

North Korea may soon receive textbooks, medical equipment from US-based NGO
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim August 16, 2021
North Korea reports no COVID cases amid rumblings of humanitarian aid

North Korea reports no COVID cases amid rumblings of humanitarian aid

DPRK tells WHO it tested 693 people as UNICEF renews sanctions exemption for medical assistance

North Korea reports no COVID cases amid rumblings of humanitarian aid
Bryan Betts
Bryan Betts August 16, 2021
How North Korean diplomatic missions help proliferation and arms trafficking
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How North Korean diplomatic missions help proliferation and arms trafficking

Embassies and consulates used for WMD procurement have tended to be located in high-tech and less regulated markets

How North Korean diplomatic missions help proliferation and arms trafficking
Daniel Salisbury
Daniel Salisbury August 13, 2021
Help on the way? UNICEF could provide vaccine storage equipment to North Korea

Help on the way? UNICEF could provide vaccine storage equipment to North Korea

Sanctions exemption extended for UN agency to send millions of dollars of medical and other aid to DPRK

Help on the way? UNICEF could provide vaccine storage equipment to North Korea
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim August 13, 2021
Why North Korea’s cybercrime could kill prospects for a diplomatic breakthrough
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Why North Korea’s cybercrime could kill prospects for a diplomatic breakthrough

Cryptocurrency theft has become a lifeline for Pyongyang's broken economy that could quickly derail future negotiations

Why North Korea’s cybercrime could kill prospects for a diplomatic breakthrough
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee August 11, 2021
Sanctioned North Korean oil tanker reappears after more than yearlong absence
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Sanctioned North Korean oil tanker reappears after more than yearlong absence

Appearance of the ship near Nampho suggests sanctioned ship-to-ship oil transfers, experts say

Sanctioned North Korean oil tanker reappears after more than yearlong absence
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung August 11, 2021
South Korean ministries gearing up for North Korea humanitarian assistance 

South Korean ministries gearing up for North Korea humanitarian assistance 

New research projects suggest Seoul may seek private aid channels as Pyongyang rejects state humanitarianism

South Korean ministries gearing up for North Korea humanitarian assistance 
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim August 9, 2021
Homestays and adventure travel at far-flung North Korean destinations

Homestays and adventure travel at far-flung North Korean destinations

The DPRK has invested heavily in tourism outside Pyongyang as it seeks to entice travelers with new experiences

Homestays and adventure travel at far-flung North Korean destinations
Gareth Johnson
Gareth Johnson August 6, 2021
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