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Everything in Pyongyang is a Tool for Propagation 
Date : May 14, 2013
Open Radio for North Korea’s source in Pyongyang delivered a message on the 7th that said, “Convenience facilities were built in Pyongyang, however, it is operating onl…
The Human Face of the North Korean Gulags 
Date : May 13, 2013
A voice from a North Korean gulag is affecting the human rights discourse on the country, according to an article by CNN.Shin Dong-hyuk gives the account of his life in a…
North Korea Shifts Blame For Food Problems 
Date : May 8, 2013
According to a recent news article by the Daily NK, the North Korean regime is attempting to evade responsibility for issues of food insecurity in the country, describing…
Kaesong Workers Sent Far and Wide 
Date : May 8, 2013
The 53,000 North Korean former workers of the Kaesong Industrial Complex have been reassigned to a wide range of alternative workplaces, according to a recent news …
Commission of Inquiry Team Appointed 
Date : May 8, 2013
The UN has appointed the three members of the team that will lead the Commission of Inquiry (COI) into crimes against humanity in North Korea. As well as the previously c…
People Complaining about Planting Grass 
Date : May 7, 2013
Radio Free Asia reported that Kim Jong Eun commanded people to plant grass in all regions. However, people are complaining and are disappointed about the order.Since Ki…
North Korea Repair the Palace with Laborers’ Wages 
Date : May 7, 2013
According to Radio Free Asia, the North Korean authorities took wages from laborers who worked abroad to repair Mt. Keumsoo Memorial Palace, in which Kim Il Sung’s…
Kenneth Bae Sentenced to Hard Labor 
Date : May 5, 2013
A Korean-American citizen, Kenneth Bae, has been sentenced to 15 years hard labor for anti-state crimes. Mr. Bae was detained in November last year. It was suggested at t…
Farmers Skeptical of Reforms 
Date : April 25, 2013
Agricultural reforms announced last year are being met with skepticism from farmers, Radio Free Asia has reported.The reforms introduced to allow farmers to keep 30%…
U.S. to Press China on Forced Repatriation 
Date : April 25, 2013
Robert King, U.S. special envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues, said on Monday that he intended to press the Chinese authorities on forced repatriation of North…
Trust in the Regime is Crumbling 
Date : April 25, 2013
The regime is finding it harder to indoctrinate people through public lectures as belief in the North Korean system continues to crumble, according to the Daily NK.Th…
Pyongyang Evacuation Drills a Source of Strife for Civilians 
Date : April 25, 2013
The Daily NK has reported that recent civilian evacuation drills in Pyongyang have caused strife for many in the capital city. The authorities failed to provide adequate …
Strong Winds Cause Mosaic Collapse 
Date : April 24, 2013
A mosaic wall idolizing Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il collapsed due to high winds, sources reported to the Daily NK. These sources claimed that corruption led to poor const…
Psy’s “Gangnam Style” Fever in North Korea 
Date : April 23, 2013
On April 18th, an Open Radio for North Korea’s source in North Korea said, “Inflation of food prices because of the hardship period and war tensions are making people’…
Korean Wave Spreads Even During North/South Tensions 
Date : April 22, 2013
According to Open Radio for North Korea’s sources in Yangkang Province in North Korea and a North Korean woman, who visited China, on April 16th, “even in the tensions,…
 
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