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Bunjo Quotas Leave Farmers with Little 
Date : January 29, 2015
Two years have passed since North Korea introduced the bunjo [cooperative farm production unit] system in parts of the country, falling under policies outlined in the “J…
North Korean teenagers punished for watching South Korean media 
Date : January 29, 2015
Recently North Korea has been very keen on preventing Korean wave spread in all directions among teenagers. The source from South Pyeong-an Province claimed that “S…
Girls in the army: North Korea extends compulsory military service to women 
Date : January 29, 2015
North Korea is introducing a “Mandatory” national service extended to Women  due to a critical shortage of troops in the country.The source from North Hamkyung Pro…
Recitation contest imposes a heavy burden on North Korea 
Date : January 28, 2015
North Korea is starting new year with ‘Recitation contest’, which is an annual event that has been regularly held by North Korean government. Participants have to …
No repatriation of prisoners of War due to the strengthened surveillance 
Date : January 27, 2015
According to the data released by National Security, from 2011 to last year, no Prisoners of War(POW) has been repatriated to South Korea. Officials of National Security …
A North Korean official was shot to death by a Slip of Tongue 
Date : January 27, 2015
A North Korean senior official faced execution by firing squad after he made a ‘slip of the tongue’ about the current leadership while being drunken, which is considere…
Canadian Government’s wishful message for human rights in North Korea Act 
Date : January 27, 2015
On November 7 2014, Irwin Cotler, a former Attorney General of Canada and present liberal MP, officially released a petition that calls on the government to adopt a human…
North Korea Executes People for Watching South Korean dramas 
Date : January 27, 2015
Recently it has been tentatively suggested that the North Korean residents were publicly executed by firing squad for watching South Korean Dramas. The North Korean news …
Party Cadre Arrested for Slip of the Tongue 
Date : January 26, 2015
Party Cadre Arrested for Slip of the TongueA provincial Party secretary from a state-run enterprise in North Hamkyung Province was arrested by the local unit of the State…
State’s Fishing Control Leads to Fatal Decisions 
Date : January 26, 2015
State’s Fishing Control Leads to Fatal DecisionsNoth Korea’s close control over Fishing in the East sea make more fisherman and their families struggle to make ends mee…
Dismissals Follow Soldier Murder Incident 
Date : January 26, 2015
Dismissals Follow Soldier Murder IncidentFollowing the December 28th incident in which a North Korean soldier killed four residents in a Chinese border village, frosty re…
Many Soldiers Die in Construction Incident 
Date : January 12, 2015
A tragic accident saw dozens of soldiers with the 9th Corps of the Chosun People's Army [KPA] lose their lives in a construction accident at the end of December, Daily NK…
UN Security Council Takes up N. Korea's Human Rights 
Date : December 23, 2014
UN Security Council Takes up N. Korea's Human RightsThe U.N. Security Council took up the issue of North Korea's bleak human rights situation for the first time Monday, a…
UN GA Adopts Resolution on Human Rights in NK 
Date : December 19, 2014
UN General Assembly Adopts Resolution on Human Rights in NKThe UN’s General Assembly adopted a resolution on human rights in North Korea on December 18th by a vote of 11…
North defends its rights record, citing CIA report 
Date : December 13, 2014
After several attepts to defend its dire human rights record, Pyongyang criticizes Washington for its “inhuman torture” methods, which were revealed recently in a U.S. …
 
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