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More overseas workers return home 
Date : February 20, 2018
More North Korean overseas workers return homeAround 30 people, who used to work at the Pyongyang Koryo Pavilion located in Dandong, China, returned to North Korea ahead …
NK focuses on preventing defections by sea 
Date : February 7, 2018
Authorities focus on Kangwon Province in push to prevent defections by seaAs North Korea continues its charm offensive coinciding with the Pyeongchang Olympics, sources i…
Forced labor for Masik Pass Ski Resort construction 
Date : February 6, 2018
Renewed grievances over forced labor for Masik Pass Ski Resort constructionJoint ski training events held at North Korea's Masik Pass ski resort this week have received c…
NK forced onto winter worksites 
Date : January 23, 2018
North Koreans, forced onto winter worksites, turn to markets for protectionReports of frostbite are emerging from the northern alpine regions of North Korea, as a sustain…
North Korean man begs China not to deport wife and young son 
Date : November 13, 2017
A North Korean man has pleaded with the Chinese president Xi Jinping not to forcibly repatriate his wife and young son, saying they face imprisonment or death if sent hom…
China detains at least 41 N. Korean defectors over past 2 months 
Date : September 8, 2017
Yonhap News Agency released an article citing New York-based Human Rights Wtach (HRW) on China's detainment on North Korean defectors. According to the article, the numbe…
Authorities urging youth army enlistment 
Date : August 26, 2017
As the North Korean authorities seek to instill an atmosphere of war, local reports are indicating that even young children under the age of 15 are being forced to reques…
North Korea Releases Korean Canadian Pastor 
Date : August 17, 2017
North Korea said Wednesday that it has released a Korean Canadian pastor who had been detained for two years and seven months over health reasons. “Rim Hyon Su [Lim…
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'…
 
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