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China arrests 29 North Korean refugees 
Date : July 29, 2014
The Chinese government arrested 29 refugees from North Korea on July 15 and 17 in Qingdao (Shandong Province) and Kunming (Yunnan) who could face concentration camps o…
North Korea executed at least 17 people last year 
Date : July 29, 2014
According to a global human rights group against the death penalty, North Korea carried out at least 17 executions last year. In its latest report, it said that all…
Songdo likely Home for UN’S North Korea office 
Date : July 29, 2014
The Songdo international business district in Incheon is tipped as the likeliest location for a UN field-based office monitoring human rights in North Korea, according…
Price War as Stores Take on Nimble Vendors 
Date : July 28, 2014
As volumes of rice bought and sold in North Korea continue to increase, stores operated by foreign-currency earning entities and market vendors are ente…
North Korean farmers under pressure to feed hungry nation 
Date : July 22, 2014
In 2012, in one of his first public statements, Kim Jong-un promised the country that it would "never have to tighten its belt again", a reference to the years of famin…
Chief of US House Foreign Affairs Committee calls for end to North Korean human ... 
Date : July 17, 2014
The chairman of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee called for an end to human rights abuses in North Korea, according to the Korea times.Rep. Ed Royce said, ”The g…
Australia eyes North Korea bill 
Date : July 17, 2014
Australia is preparing a bill that may penalize North Korea for its human rights abuses, according to Kim Young-Soon, a high profile defector.  "I s…
Park calls for legal focus on N.Korean human rights 
Date : July 10, 2014
President Park Geun-hye called on the international legal community to pay more attention to North Korea’s grave human rights record, in a luncheon meeting with about te…
Kim’s Death Sees Songs and Then Days of Mourning 
Date : July 10, 2014
North Korean authorities have declared a ten-day period of mourning to mark the 20th anniversary of the death of Kim Il-sung, according to the Daily NK. According to a s…
North Korea has reportedly banned Choco Pies 
Date : July 9, 2014
Choco Pies, a brand of popular snack cakes from South Korea, are reportedly now banned in North Korea. Prior to this, workers in the Kaesong Industrial Complex could rece…
North Korea Prevents Trade Officials Abroad From Using Internet 
Date : July 9, 2014
The average North Korean citizen is not allowed access to outside information. All news is provided to the people by state-run television, radio, and news…
Eleven North Korea defectors arrested by China now face deportation 
Date : July 8, 2014
Chinese authorities have arrested 11 North Koreans who had fled their country, and will likely repatriate them to North Korea, where they could face sever…
Family of woman abducted by North Korea hopes talks will bring closure 
Date : July 8, 2014
In Beijing, as diplomats of Tokyo and Pyongyang discuss reopening the investigation into unsolved kidnappings of Japanese citizens by North Korea, the families of those a…
Security Forces Keep Pressure on Cross-border Calls 
Date : July 1, 2014
Local citizens in Yangkang Province have been warned that provincial arm of the Department of State Security (SSD) is determined to stamp out illicit cross-border telep…
Report: N. Korea Holding Fewer Political Prisoners 
Date : June 26, 2014
The number of political prisoners in North Korea is significantly lower than previously thought; according to the Korea Institute for National Unification, South Korea…
 
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