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Crackdowns on foreign information intensify 
Date : March 28, 2018
Although North Korea is outwardly promoting an image of relative "opening" through its participation in the Olympics and recent invitation to South Korean K-pop artists t…
Chinese man accused of espionage dies in NK 
Date : March 23, 2018
The North Korean authorities have quietly announced the sudden death of a Chinese citizen imprisoned in a correctional labor camp in Sariwon (North Hwanghae Province), al…
N. Korea safe from #MeToo? 
Date : March 23, 2018
North Korea safe from #MeToo?Whereas the #Metoo debate has affected perceptions on gender in-/equality in South Korea, women suffer not only from sexual assault but canno…
SR Quintana, starting point for human rights dialogue 
Date : March 8, 2018
SR Quintana, starting point for human rights dialogueTomas Ojea Quintana, special rapporteur on human rights in the DPRK stated in Geneva that “It is important that the …
NK demands money from residents for Musan Mine operation 
Date : February 28, 2018
Authorities demand money from residents for Musan Mine operationThe North Korean authorities are attempting to collect money from locals to inject some life back into the…
NK export electricity to China for cash 
Date : February 28, 2018
In blackout North Korea, authorities export electricity to China for cashOn February 9, the State Affairs Commission-- according to North Korea's constitution it is the "…
More overseas workers return home 
Date : February 20, 2018
More North Korean overseas workers return homeAround 30 people, who used to work at the Pyongyang Koryo Pavilion located in Dandong, China, returned to North Korea ahead …
NK focuses on preventing defections by sea 
Date : February 7, 2018
Authorities focus on Kangwon Province in push to prevent defections by seaAs North Korea continues its charm offensive coinciding with the Pyeongchang Olympics, sources i…
Forced labor for Masik Pass Ski Resort construction 
Date : February 6, 2018
Renewed grievances over forced labor for Masik Pass Ski Resort constructionJoint ski training events held at North Korea's Masik Pass ski resort this week have received c…
NK forced onto winter worksites 
Date : January 23, 2018
North Koreans, forced onto winter worksites, turn to markets for protectionReports of frostbite are emerging from the northern alpine regions of North Korea, as a sustain…
North Korean man begs China not to deport wife and young son 
Date : November 13, 2017
A North Korean man has pleaded with the Chinese president Xi Jinping not to forcibly repatriate his wife and young son, saying they face imprisonment or death if sent hom…
China detains at least 41 N. Korean defectors over past 2 months 
Date : September 8, 2017
Yonhap News Agency released an article citing New York-based Human Rights Wtach (HRW) on China's detainment on North Korean defectors. According to the article, the numbe…
Authorities urging youth army enlistment 
Date : August 26, 2017
As the North Korean authorities seek to instill an atmosphere of war, local reports are indicating that even young children under the age of 15 are being forced to reques…
North Korea Releases Korean Canadian Pastor 
Date : August 17, 2017
North Korea said Wednesday that it has released a Korean Canadian pastor who had been detained for two years and seven months over health reasons. “Rim Hyon Su [Lim…
NK intensifies defector kidnappings 
Date : July 31, 2017
Suspicions are rising that Lim Ji Hyun, a defector who recently returned to the North, was kidnapped by North Korean agents in China. According to sources inside Nor…
 
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