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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…
North Korea: 'Drought Threatens Harvest' 
Date : June 21, 2012
A severe drought is expected to worsen serious food shortages in North Korea, a South Korean expert said on Wednesday, as the UN food agency reported that three million p…
North Korea under Growing Pressure over Human Rights 
Date : June 20, 2012
The campaign for North Koreans’ human rights is receiving fresh impetus as South Korea, the U.S. and the international community are ratcheting up pressure on the repres…
North Korea: Economic System Built on Forced Labor 
Date : June 14, 2012
Human Rights Watch states that the North Korean economy is based on forced, uncompensated labor. Defectors told Human Rights Watch that they were forced to work at an ass…
CNN: North Korea defector living with a quarter century of guilt 
Date : June 12, 2012
Seoul (CNN) -- Oh Kil-nam refuses to keep a single photo of his family in his home. He says it's just too painful.For more than 25 years, Oh has lived with the guilt of k…
Solar generator gains popularity around Pyongyang following severe fuel shortage... 
Date : June 11, 2012
North Korea has long been suffering from chronic fuel shortages since the economic collapse of the 1990s. Even the regime’s well-to-do capital, Pyongyang, faces severe b…
 
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