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Seoul still dodging the North human rights issue 
Date : September 16, 2014
As the international community tries to come down on Pyongyang for suppressing the rights of its people, South Korea’s efforts are being criticized for being almost none…
North Korea Says Reports of Abuse Are Produced by Political 'Racket' 
Date : September 14, 2014
North Korea, a country widely condemned for egregious rights violations, issued its own report on Saturday on the state of human rights in the country, disputing outside …
North Korea Sentences American to 6 Years of Hard Labor 
Date : September 14, 2014
The Supreme Court in North Korea on Sunday sentenced one of the three Americans known to be held in the country to six years of hard labor for committing “hostile acts”…
U.S., S. Korea working to set up high-level meeting on N.K. human rights 
Date : September 14, 2014
The United States and South Korea are working with the United Nations to set up a a meeting of foreign ministers attending the U.N. General Assembly in an effort to rally…
New UN Rights Chief Urges N. Korean Accountability 
Date : September 10, 2014
The United Nations’ new High Commissioner for Human Rights has spoken on the situation in North Korea for the first time since taking office late last month.Prince Zeid …
Task Force Forms to Find Defector Group 
Date : September 7, 2014
The North Korean authorities have launched a task force to track down any residents who abetted the "three-family defection" last month. A group of 16 North Koreans defec…
Mountain Guard Post Threatens Mobile Usage 
Date : September 2, 2014
Daily NK has learned that the North Korean authorities are constructing a new guard post in a high mountainous area to assist in the detection of Chinese-manufactured mob…
Americans detained in North Korea speak to CNN, ask for U.S. help 
Date : September 1, 2014
Three Americans detained in North Korea spoke out about their conditions and pleaded for U.S. help in interviews with CNN.Kenneth Bae, Matthew Todd Miller and Jeffrey Edw…
NK: Ferguson Shooting Proves US 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…
 
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