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NK intensifies defector kidnappings 
Date : July 31, 2017
Suspicions are rising that Lim Ji Hyun, a defector who recently returned to the North, was kidnapped by North Korean agents in China. According to sources inside Nor…
Abduction units monitor NK defectors in China 
Date : July 31, 2017
Following a recent report that the Ministry of State Security has dispatched agents to the Chinese border regions in order to kidnap North Korean defectors hiding in Chin…
NK authorities launch search operation for defectors 
Date : July 11, 2017
North Korean authorities launch search operation for defectors in Sukchon CountyA search operation for a family attempting to defect has been underway for more than 15 da…
North Korea’s Youth Grow Increasingly Critical of Socialist System 
Date : June 3, 2017
 According to the RFA(Radio Free Asia), the youth of North Korea are more likely to be critical of the country's political system than older generations, despite the…
NK authorities announce 'rice-planting battle' early 
Date : May 30, 2017
The North Korean authorities have recently ordered agricultural mobilization to occur 10 days before the traditional start date across the nation. Residents are said to b…
NK people cynical about loyalty to Kim Family 
Date : May 26, 2017
A man in his 40s living in Musan County, North Hamgyong Province, lost his son during the widespread flooding that occurred last summer and bitterly regrets the turn of e…
Beleaguered residents further exploited for military contributions 
Date : April 28, 2017
In preparation for the 85th anniversary of the military’s foundation, the North Korean authorities ordered residents to donate relief items to give to the Korean People'…
Regime bans warrantless house searches to appease residents 
Date : April 28, 2017
The North Korean authorities have recently announced that judicial institutions should refrain from warrantless arrests and brutal punishments. Following the instructions…
Ryomyong Street a 'shield' for the Kim family mausoleum 
Date : April 24, 2017
The North Korean authorities have launched a propaganda campaign to promote Kim Jong Un's benevolence, emphasizing the recently completed high-rise apartments built in Py…
North Korea increases student visits to anti-U.S. education facility 
Date : April 24, 2017
Amid stern U.S. rhetoric on North Korea, the regime is ratcheting up its efforts to increase hostility among its population toward Americans. These efforts include an upt…
Students, residents forced to prep for regime's lavish April events 
Date : April 17, 2017
April is packed with political events in North Korea, from Kim Il Sung's birthday on the 15th to the Korean People’s Army Foundation Day on the 25th. But these celebrati…
MSS agents go deep undercover, disguise themselves as goat herders 
Date : April 17, 2017
North Korea’s Ministry of State Security has ratcheted up its efforts to arrest residents making international calls with Chinese mobile phones. In one recent incident, …
Bribery thrives despite Ministry of State Security investigation 
Date : April 17, 2017
Ministry of State Security agents in the border regions are soliciting bribes in return for leniency toward the use of Chinese mobile phones. Such bribery continues unaba…
Deification of Kim Il Sung no match for marketization 
Date : April 12, 2017
April 15 will mark the 105th anniversary of Kim Il Sung's birthday, a day imbued with important political meaning for Kim Jong Un and an optimal opportunity to call heart…
Security officers illegally break into home, arrest woman 
Date : April 12, 2017
A woman in her fifties has been arrested in Ryanggang Province’s Kimjongsuk County after attempting to resist arrest with a kitchen knife when Ministry of State Security…
 
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