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Korean-American Tour Operator Detained in North Korea 
Date : December 12, 2012
North Korea has been allegedly holding in detention a Korean-American male for over a month. The Korean-American is said to be a tour operator who was in charge of a grou…
Customs Houses Reopen 
Date : December 12, 2012
According to Daily NK sources, the regime has been forced into a u-turn on their attempts to clamp down on cross-border trade during the mourning period for Kim Jong Il. …
Regime Restricts Activities during Mourning Period 
Date : December 10, 2012
The North Korean regime has moved to restrict certain activities by releasing a set of regulations that must be observed during the mourning period before the first anniv…
Anniversary Impacts on Market Prices 
Date : December 10, 2012
The volatile market prices are rising and the exchange rates are fluctuating in North Korea. The changes have come on the run-up to the first anniversary of the death of …
N. Korean Leader Orders Crackdown on Defectors 
Date : December 10, 2012
The North Korean regime has reportedly intensified surveillance of its citizens. The surveillance comes due to the regime viewing the problem of defectors as a serious th…
North Korea Obtains Foreign Passports for Illicit Activities 
Date : December 10, 2012
Australia's ABC News recently aired a report exposing the North Korean regime's use of front companies in other countries in the Pacific to process their illicit arms exp…
10 North Korean High-Ranking Officials' Children Defected 
Date : December 7, 2012
On the 6th, the internet newspaper, Dailian, reported that 10 children of high-ranking North Korean officials recently defected from North Korea.   A source from …
Regime Requests Rice from Citizens 
Date : December 6, 2012
The North Korean regime has launched a campaign for rice donations as it struggles to feed its military forces and construction workers, according to Radio Free Asia sour…
Coal Prices Surge in North Korea 
Date : December 6, 2012
As the icy grip of winter hits the Korean peninsula, the cost of heating homes in the North has spiked.  The approximate doubling of the price of coal since this tim…
CBS’s ‘60 Minutes’ Features Shin Dong Hyuk 
Date : December 4, 2012
Shin Dong Hyuk, noted North Korean human rights activist and only known survivor of the notorious Camp 14, featured as an interviewee on CBS’s ’60 Minutes’ on December…
Condolences for Kim Jong Il's Death have Started 
Date : December 4, 2012
According to a South Korean government source, North Korea started a mourning period to commemorate Kim Jong-Il's death on December 1st.   On the run-up to Decemb…
Kim Jong Il's Arabic Foster Daughter Establishes a Children's Foundati... 
Date : November 30, 2012
On the 29th, Yonhap News delivered the news that 'Jindale Safarini,' the daughter of the former Palestinian Ambassador to North Korea, Mustafa Al Safarini, and Kim Jong I…
Kim Jong Eun Has No Will or Ability to Make Changes 
Date : November 30, 2012
The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) analyzed Kim Jong Eun's rule on the 28th by stating that he has no will or ability to change the North Korean regime's criminal acts. &nbs…
UN Resolution on North Korea Adopted 
Date : November 28, 2012
The Third Committee of the UN General Assembly yesterday adopted a resolution on North Korean human rights. The resolution condemned the North Korean regime for their “s…
Family Travel to China Banned 
Date : November 28, 2012
The North Korean regime has moved to curtail family visits to China. The ban on family visits has been implemented on the run-up to the first anniversary of Kim Jong Il’…
 
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