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Black Market Activity Increasing 
Date : May 22, 2013
According to Radio Free Asia, black-market trade in North Korea is increasing as the war tensions on the peninsula subsides.   An overseas Chinese trader, who…
U.S. Ambassador Calls for Improvement in NK Human Rights 
Date : May 21, 2013
Sung Kim, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, has called for improvement in human rights in North Korea at a forum in Seoul on Tuesday.The Ambassador said that it i…
Shin Dong-hyuk Awarded Human Rights Prize 
Date : May 21, 2013
Shin Dong-hyuk, the noted North Korean human rights activist and one-time political prison camp inmate, is to receive an award from UN Watch to recognize his efforts in r…
Energy Plant Opening to Curb Shortages 
Date : May 21, 2013
According to Radio Free Asia, North Korea will open a power plant, which was constructed by the international civil organization, Green Tree Charity Foundation, in J…
Food Distribution down in Pyongyang 
Date : May 21, 2013
Radio Free Asia has reported that food distribution in Pyongyang is worse than in other regions.According to a source in China, who visited North Korea recently, the …
Executive Members Complaining about Constructing Roller Skating Rink 
Date : May 21, 2013
According to an Open Radio for North Korea source in Yangkang Province on the 15th, “Executive members of the province and construction employees are suffering because t…
Mobilization for Rice Planting Leading to Bribery 
Date : May 21, 2013
According to an Open Radio for North Korea source on the 11th, “The North Korean authorities have ordered mobilization of citizens recently, so people in every region ar…
North Korea is Recruiting Citizens to Export to China 
Date : May 21, 2013
According to an Open Radio for North Korea source in Shineuiju on the 15th, “The regime is recruiting people to export to China in order to annually raise $200,000,000”…
North Korean Railroad and Bribes 
Date : May 21, 2013
An informant inside the Kim Il Sung Socialist Youth League in Yangkang Province told Open Radio for North Korea on May 8th via a phone call that, “The situation on the r…
North Korea Seized Chinese Fishing Boat 
Date : May 20, 2013
According to Chinese officials, North Korea recently captured a Chinese fishing boat that was moving between the Chinese city Dalian and the Korean peninsula and is deman…
North Korean Defectors Struggle But Find New Home in South Korea 
Date : May 15, 2013
A United Nations assessment in March 2013 found 16 million out of North Korea’s total population of 28 million people to be “chronically deprived of food.” According t…
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 …
 
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