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North Korea: Ferguson shooting proves U.S. is "graveyard of human rights" 
Date : August 28, 2014
North Korea's government said Wednesday that the police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, is evidence that the United States is a "graveyard…
NK Authorities Slash China Visits 
Date : August 27, 2014
The number of North Korean residents permitted to visit relatives in China has decreased significantly from last year during the same period.  On August 22, a s…
Group Defection Sees Safe Passage 
Date : August 23, 2014
Daily NK has learned that the 16 North Koreans from North Hamgyung Province, who defected at the beginning of this month, have arrived safely in Thailand. The defection, …
A young North Korean defector finds his voice — in rap 
Date : August 21, 2014
Most rap songs do not deal with matters of geopolitical significance — such as nuclear weapons and labor camps — but Kang Chun­hyok is not your typical …
Pope Francis Calls for Peace and Reconciliation with North Korea 
Date : August 19, 2014
Even though Pope Francis capped his five-day visit to South Korea with prayers for peace and reconciliation on the divided peninsula, North Korea launched rockets on Th…
North Korea to publish its own 'rosy' human rights report 
Date : August 18, 2014
North Korea has announced it would publish its own "rosy" human rights report, six months after a UN inquiry published a list of violations so severe as to amount to cr…
Kerry calls for immediate shutdown of N. Korea's gulags 
Date : August 18, 2014
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry strongly urged North Korea Wednesday to immediately shut down its political prison camps, saying that such violations of human rights…
Seven religious believers arrested in North Korea 
Date : August 18, 2014
North Korea authorities have arrested seven religious believers in North Korea with the cooperation of Chinese police, according to Dong-A Ilbo. According …
Mercedes limousines spotted in North Korea 'could breach UN sanctions 
Date : August 12, 2014
Two Mercedes-Benz limousines, spotted at a North Korean military parade, could constitute another breach of United Nations sanctions. The limousines appeared on a br…
Former North Korean prisoner forms unlikely alliance with ex-gulag guard 
Date : August 12, 2014
Shin Dong-hyuk, a North Korean political prisoner, and Ahn Myung-chul, one of the notoriously heavy-handed guards, collaborated to speak about North Korean human rights…
Kirby calls on UN to act on North Korea 
Date : August 7, 2014
Michael Kirby has called on the United Nations to show the same resolve and unanimity on North Korean human rights violations as it did on passing a resolution on downe…
Preventing a massacre in North Korea’s gulags 
Date : August 5, 2014
The U.N. Commission of Inquiry's report on North Korea documented numerous crimes against humanity, including the systematic abuse of prisoners and food po…
UNSC Urged to Discuss NK Human Rights Violations 
Date : July 31, 2014
U.N. Ambassadors from the United States, France and Australia sent a joint letter to the president of the United Nations Security Council which called on the U.N to for…
No religious freedom in N.Korea: U.S. State Department 
Date : July 31, 2014
Although the North Korean constitution, laws, and other legislation provide religious freedom, the International Religious Freedom Report for 2013 states that in practi…
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…
 
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