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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…
WFP Decreased Aid to North Korea 
Date : March 8, 2013
According to Radio Free Asia, the World Food Programme began decreasing food aid to North Korea since February because the international community’s donations to th…
NSA Encouraging Re-defection 
Date : March 7, 2013
The National Security Agency have ramped up efforts to encourage re-defection from the South, according to a report on the Daily NK website.   People in Hoiryeong …
General Citizens Unable to Attend Big Event 
Date : March 4, 2013
Rodong Shinmun reported on the 1st that citizens of Pyongyang attended the basketball game watched by Kim Jong Eun and Dennis Rodman, a former NBA superstar. However, man…
Grain Imports Drastically Drop 
Date : March 4, 2013
North Korea's import of grain and fertilisers from China drastically dropped in January, according to data released by the Korea International Trade Association.   …
Human Rights Experts Call on UN COI 
Date : March 4, 2013
A group of UN independent human rights experts have called for an international inquiry into human rights abuses in North Korea during the 22nd session of the Human Right…
China Tightens Grip on Migrant Workers 
Date : March 4, 2013
The Chinese authorities, in response to the latest nuclear test in North Korea, have moved to tighten checks of North Korean migrant workers, a source told Yonhap News la…
Save the Children's Aid to North Korea Ends 
Date : March 4, 2013
According to Radio Free Asia, Save the Children’s 2-year food and medical aid project in North Hamgyeong Province ends this month.   Since 2011, Save the Children…
South Korea Officially Supports a COI 
Date : February 28, 2013
The South Korean government officially declared their support for a Commission of Inquiry into crimes against humanity in North Korea on the 27th. Dr. Kim Bong-hyun, the …
English NGO to Open Bread Factory 
Date : February 27, 2013
An English NGO, Love North Korean Children, will open a bread factory in Nampo, North Korea next month. The aim of the factory will be to produce enough bread for lunch f…
South Korea to back UN COI 
Date : February 26, 2013
A South Korean diplomat said on Monday that the country will “actively” work to persuade member states at the latest UN Human Rights Council session to back the establi…
Office Manager Executed 
Date : February 26, 2013
A female market management office manager from Chongjin has been executed. The manager was arrested back in 2009 for alleged corruption. According to reports, the corrupt…
Test Celebrations Aggravate Citizens 
Date : February 25, 2013
The world may be focused on nuclear proliferation in North Korea, but North Korean citizens are annoyed that markets are being closed due to the test’s success. The reg…
 
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