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UNHRC Establishes a COI 
Date : March 22, 2013
  After weeks of discussion on the contents of a draft resolution on the situation of human rights in North Korea, the members of the UN Human Rights Council adopte…
Mobilizations Leading to Suffering 
Date : March 20, 2013
Sources in North Korea have told the Daily NK that citizens are reaching exhaustion point from the mobilizations.People that have been mobilized are suffering from the te…
North Korea has Strengthened Jamming 
Date : March 20, 2013
According to Radio Free Asia, the North Korean authorities are recently increasing the strength of their jamming of TV signals, so North Korean people in some regions …
UNDP: “North Korea’s Illiteracy Rate is 0%” 
Date : March 20, 2013
The United Nations Development Program has reported that the illiteracy rate in North Korea is 0%. In a report just released, the UNDP found that the average life ex…
Industry Being Crippled by Mobilisations 
Date : March 19, 2013
Military mobilisations due to the tensions on the Korean peninsula are causing certain elements of industry to grind to a halt, according to a Daily NK source.   A…
Distribution of Corn to Appease Discontent 
Date : March 18, 2013
A Daily NK source has told the online newspaper that that regime has distributed corn to citizens in some urban areas to appease recent discontent.   The reason fo…
Denial of Entry to North Korean Migrants 
Date : March 18, 2013
Chinese border guards have barred North Korean migrant workers from entering the country, according to a report by Radio Free Asia.   A source told RFA that one gr…
UN Resident Coordinator Reports on Humanitarian Crisis 
Date : March 18, 2013
Desiree Jongsma, the UN Resident Coordinator in North Korea, has warned that the well-being of citizens in the country is dependent on aid. Without aid, she said that the…
Kiribatian President Confirms Passport Sales 
Date : March 14, 2013
The Kiribatian President has confirmed that the island country in the South Pacific did in fact sell passports to North Koreans. The news of the passport sales was report…
U.S Emphasizes Importance of Inflow of Information to North Korea 
Date : March 13, 2013
Glyn Davies, a Special Representative for North Korea Policy of the U.S. Department of State, emphasized on the 7th the importance of the inflow of information to No…
Merchants’ Efforts to Make a Living Threatened 
Date : March 13, 2013
Radio Free Asia has reported that North Korean merchants are having a hard time because of the regime’s announcement of war.   As the North Korean authoritie…
U.S. Welcomes Darusman's Report 
Date : March 12, 2013
U.S.A's Special Envoy for North Korea Human Rights Issues, Ambassador Robert King, has responded publicly to Marzuki Darusman's report on human rights in North Korea deli…
Darusman Calls for Human Rights Probe 
Date : March 12, 2013
Marzuki Darusman, the Special Rapporteur on human rights in North Korea, has delivered his report on human rights in North Korea to the United Nations Human Rights Counci…
Divorce and Suicide Rates Increase 
Date : March 10, 2013
Worsening living conditions have resulted in an increase in divorces and suicides in North Korea, according to a Daily NK source.In one part of the Wonsan, there have bee…
Drop in Defectors Coming to South Korea 
Date : March 10, 2013
Figures just released by the South Korean government have shown that here has been a 15% decrease in defectors coming to South Korea in the first two months of this year…
 
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