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Increasing Criticism from North Korean Citizens 
Date : September 11, 2012
  The criticizing voice of North Koreans, who live near the border, is increasing against Kim Jong Eun and his wife's participation in various events and personal a…
A New Report shows a Continuation of Violations of Human Rights 
Date : September 6, 2012
The Database Center for North Korean Human Rights' latest white paper, ‘2012 White Paper on Human Rights in North Korea,' was recently published. While there has been a …
The Government’s Seizure of Patches of Land and People’s Complaints 
Date : September 5, 2012
  According to some sources from Shin Eui ju, Hwae Ryung and Hyesan in North Korea, a lot of North Koreans are criticizing the government’s New Economic Measures. …
Disability, the Paralympics, and Ji Seong Ho 
Date : August 30, 2012
Despite the first appearance in the Paralympics by a North Korean in London this week, the issue of disabled rights in the North is still an important one. Long thought t…
Jang's Visit to China and the Skyrocketing Exchange Rate 
Date : August 29, 2012
After Jang Sung Taek's visit to China, the exchange rate in Hyesan and Chungjin increased up to 1,050 won. It has been ten days since Jang came back from China, but, acco…
North Korea and Japan Conference for Japanese Abductees 
Date : August 28, 2012
  Tomorrow on August 29th, the North Korean government will have a conference with the Japanese government in the Japanese Embassy in Beijing, China. The conference…
The Signs of Financial Reform in North Korea 
Date : August 28, 2012
  According to a North Korea related media source, it seems there is a plan going on for financial reform in North Korea. An economics professor, Kim Eun Cheol, in …
The Extension of the US's North Korean Human Rights Act is Welcomed 
Date : August 20, 2012
US President Barack Obama has recently signed in to legislation an extension of the 2004 North Korean Human Rights Act. This Act attempts to pressure the North Korean r…
Skyrocketing Prices and the Exchange Rate in North Korea 
Date : August 17, 2012
  On August 13th, according to several traders to North Korea, the prices for goods and the exchange rate for Chinese money in North Korea have skyro…
Recent Flooding leaves North Korea on the Precipice of Humanitarian Disaster 
Date : August 6, 2012
Recent flooding in June and July has left North Korea on the precipice of humanitarian disaster again. About 212,000 people are either homeless or are displaced because o…
Tight Censorship by Defense Security Command in Yanggang Province 
Date : August 2, 2012
According to a Border Security Force(BSF)  officer in Yanggang province, the whole region is in a state of emergency as large numbers of soldiers and officers are be…
Compared to NK's, Chinese Torture of Kim was not Harsh 
Date : August 1, 2012
Kim Young Hwan, a South Korean activist who was detained and tortured by the Chinese government, stated, “The North Korean human rights issue should not be overshadowed …
NK Authorities Conducting Reinvestigation of the Pardoned 
Date : July 5, 2012
Multiple sources have told Open Radio for North Korea that many of the North Korean citizens who were pardoned by the general amnesty which was issued to celebrate Kim Il…
North Korea exporting more workers abroad 
Date : June 26, 2012
-NK foreign ministry facing difficulty amid financial crisis-Increasing financial difficulty from market regulations-An estimated 40~50,000 workforces working abroad …
North Korea executes 4 defectors sent back from China 
Date : June 26, 2012
North Korea has publicly executed four citizens who were recently repatriated from China after being caught by the Chinese authorities, a North Korean defector in South K…
 
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