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South Korean Government Confirm More Abductees 
Date : January 18, 2013
The South Korean government released data on Thursday which added a further 467 people to the list of those known to have been abducted by North Korea during the Korean W…
Traffickers of North Korean Women Arrested 
Date : January 17, 2013
The Chinese press reported on Wednesday that Chinese police have broken up a trafficking ring. The traffickers face charges of encouraging North Korean women to defe…
Regime Purchases Thousands of CCTV Cameras 
Date : January 15, 2013
Chinese-made technology is aiding the North Korean regime in surveilling citizens, the Chosun Ilbo reported on Monday. The regime bought thousands of CCTV cameras betw…
Ban on Female Cyclists Reintroduced 
Date : January 15, 2013
Females have been banned again from riding on bicycles, a source based in North Hamkyung province has told the Daily NK on the 14th. The original ban was reported intr…
Reports of Prisoner Amnesty for Kim Jong Il's Birthday 
Date : January 15, 2013
Kim Jong Il's birthday on the 16th of February is supposedly, as part of the celebrations, going to feature prisoner amnesties, the Daily NK has reported.A source b…
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Supports International Inquiry 
Date : January 15, 2013
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, stated on Monday that now is the time for an international inquiry in to human rights abuses in North Korea. Ms. P…
Frozen Tumen River Leads to Increased Border Patrols 
Date : January 11, 2013
North Hamkyung province, which makes up some of the Sino-North Korea border, is under virtual curfew, a Daily NK source has reported. The regime's security forces, whi…
US Delegation Visits Computer Lab 
Date : January 9, 2013
Chosun Ilbo has reported that the US delegation visiting North Korea this week were allowed rare access to a computer lab. The trip, described as humanitarian in int…
Smart Phones Come to North Korea 
Date : January 9, 2013
Smart Phones are predicted to become popular in North Korea after the release of the “Eumsong-patgi,” North Korea’s first commercially available smart phone. The phone…
Citizens Undergoing Questioning on Kim Jong Eun’s New Year’s Address 
Date : January 9, 2013
The intentions behind Kim Jong Eun’s New Year’s speech have been widely debated in the press. Unfortunately, for North Korean citizens, the speech has become a burden a…
North Korean Children are Underweight 
Date : January 7, 2013
Radio Free Asia reported on the 5th that 28% of North Korean children under the age of 5 have growth problems and 15% are underweight.According to a preliminary repor…
Kim Jong Eun's Birthday used to Strengthen Power 
Date : January 7, 2013
Kim Jong Eun's birthday has been the focus of solidifying his grip on power, Yonhap News has reported.The birthdays of the Kim ruling dynasty have usually been a time …
Rice Prices Continue to Rise 
Date : January 7, 2013
The Daily NK has reported that rice prices in North Korea have increased again due to inflation because of the mourning period for Kim Jong Il's death.Kim Jong Il's…
Border Guards Kill Two Traffickers 
Date : January 4, 2013
The Daily NK has reported on two Chinese human traffickers that were killed by two North Korean border guards in December. The killings took place on the Chinese-North…
Choi Ryong Hae is Second-in-command in North Korea 
Date : January 4, 2013
According to the Munhwa Ilbo, Choi Ryong Hae, the director of the KPA General Political Department, seems to have taken on the responsibility of second-in-command in …
 
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