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Defectors to Be Expelled after Kim Il Sung’s Birthday Celebration 
Date : April 17, 2012
A large number of North Koreans who have attempted to defect may be expelled after the 100th anniversary of Kim Il Sung’s birth. Families of those who have attempted to …
Investigate North Korea's Gulag 
Date : April 4, 2012
By Jared Genser and Kristen Abrams. On April 3rd, the ICNK submitted a petition to to the United Nations calling for an investigation into the country's system of pr…
North Korea to Spend Billions in Coming Month 
Date : March 21, 2012
North Korea plans to spend an estimated $2 billon, about 30% of its annual budget, to mark the occasion of Kim Il Sung's 100th birthday. Sources say the North Korean regi…
Activists and Officials Plead for Action at UNHRC in Geneva 
Date : March 21, 2012
At the recent UNHRC meetings in Geneva, human rights activists and officials from across the globe have been working to condemn the actions of North Korea and pressure Ch…
The Repatriation of North Korean Refugees 
Date : March 12, 2012
With the repatriation of at least 50 North Korean refugees from China in the last few weeks, the international community has once again failed in the battle to save …
CECC Hearing on "China's Repatriation of North Korean Refugees" 
Date : March 7, 2012
The Congressional-Executive Commission on China held a hearing entitled "China's Repatriation of North Korean Refugees" on Monday, March 5."The Commission hearing will ad…
The Disgraceful Fate of the N. Korea Human Rights Bill 
Date : February 16, 2012
The North Korean human rights bill has suffered a long, ignominious fate in the National Assembly. Since getting the green light from the parliamentary Foreign Affairs, T…
No Holiday Gifts in the "Strong and Prosperous" Year 
Date : February 15, 2012
A source from Hyesan, Yankang Province, reported on the 14th February that there has been no decree to distribute any special provisions to commemorate Kim Jong Il’s bir…
Amnesty for a "Strong and Prosperous State" 
Date : February 9, 2012
On January 10, KCNA announced a prisoner amnesty be conducted in February. Within North Korea, the move is being propagandized as a sign of the benevolence of their new…
North Korea announces prisoner amnesty for Kim Jong-il's birthday 
Date : February 7, 2012
"North Korea said ... it will issue special pardons for convicts, a rare move that appeared to be aimed at boosting the popularity of young new leader Kim Jong-un as he a…
Kim Jong-un’s January in North Korea 
Date : February 6, 2012
"In the wake of Kim Jong Il’s death, many analysts wondered how the next few months would play out. What signals would the regime send? Would Kim Jong Un follow in Kim J…
Kim Jong Un Tightens Grip along Border 
Date : January 16, 2012
After the death of Kim Jong Il, the North Korean regime has taken bold steps to bolster control of its border with China. According to a report by Open Radio for North …
Two legacies as different as good and evil 
Date : December 26, 2011
In a strange, and some might say divinely inspired juxtaposition, Vaclav Havel and Kim Jong-il died around the same time about a week ago. Their lives and their impact …
Reform and Opportunity Rather Than Mourning 
Date : December 20, 2011
Contrary to television news released by the North Korean authorities to the world, the general population of North Korea has hope for reform and opportunity after the dea…
Trading Concerns Grow after Kim Jong Il’s Death 
Date : December 20, 2011
Upon the news of Kim Jong Il’s death, the National Security Agency has handed down restrictions against the gathering of more than five people, and has shut down trade m…
 
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