The death sentence has been imposed upon at least one person caught making phone contact with South Korea from a location near the Chinese-North Korean border, Daily NK has learned via detailed testimony
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Jang Jin-Sung was 28 years-old when he first met Kim Jong-il. That rare audience with North Korea’s late Supreme Leader in 1999 should have been the proudest day of his life. Instead, it was a catalyst
The UH human rights council has presented North Korea with 268 recommendations to improve human rights in the country –185 of which the North has said it will consider. The recommendations, which follow
Who controls the Hermit Kingdom? According to a North Korean defector – a former regime insider who was one of Kim Jong Il’s favorite poet-propagandists – it is not the 31-year-old dictator Kim Jong Un.
North Korean Defector’s Eye-Opening Revelations — Including How Much Power Kim Jong Un Actually Wields
Kim Jong Un is North Korea’s supreme, unquestioned, all-powerful dictator whose every word is revered, every demand is immediately granted, and every idea and whim is bestowed the most-favored status right?
Watching a video filmed in a foreign country can get you banished in North Korea, as over a hundred people in the nation's capital have reportedly found out since March. Citing a Pyongyang-based source,
The world’s interest in North Korea dwarfs the amount we really know about the so-called "hermit kingdom". With a media hungry for information, reports based on rumours or anonymous sources are not uncommon
The US government's recent call for North Korea-focused grant proposals could encourage activities that put people at risk, several experts have told NK News. The call by the Bureau of Democracy, Human
Applications for the latest round of US government grants supporting North Korean projects closed yesterday. Normally these moments pass without a flicker of interest outside some very small circles, this
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"What a terrible country to live in! No personal freedoms, no honest elections, and state propaganda everywhere. I wonder if there will ever be a revolution." I couldn't agree more with this statement
In February, the UN's commission of inquiry into human rights in North Korea published a damning report detailing human rights abuses committed by the country's leadership against its own people. They