Home > News > NK Human Rights Issues

Disparate workloads plague rice farming mobilization 
Date : June 17, 2016
University students mobilized for rice farming duties in North Korea’s farmlands are toiling for 14 hours each day under strict surveillance and control. Selected studen…
Loyalty Donation Campaign for Ryomyong Street Construction Project 
Date : June 17, 2016
Pockets of Pyongyang residents picked clean for Ryomyong StreetThe North Korean authorities have launched a "loyalty donation campaign" directed at Pyongyang citizens to …
More NK restaurant workers arrive in Seoul 
Date : June 8, 2016
Seoul's Ministry of Unification reported Thursday that three defectors from a restaurant in China arrived in South Korea, two months after a similar defection of 13 resta…
Poland and Malta accused of using NK forced labor 
Date : June 8, 2016
A report form the European Alliance for Human Rights in North Korea have accused both Poland and Malta of employing 'forced labour' from North Korea. Approximately 1,000 …
The lure of SK TV dramas persists unabated 
Date : May 23, 2016
Despite claims that North Korean authorities had stepped up their efforts to block South Korean media from entering the North for the recent 7th Party Congress, there see…
Security gets stricter for party congress 
Date : May 16, 2016
"Strict Security gets stricter at rare North Korean Congress" Security had drastically increased before North Korean Workers' Party Congress, which will be the first…
NK spent $200 million for party congress 
Date : May 16, 2016
North Korea Spends over $200 Million on Worker's Party congress According to Korea University's Nam Sung-Wook, North Korea spent US$200 million on the Worker's Party…
NK expels foreign journalists 
Date : May 16, 2016
"North Korea Opens its doors to Foreign Press, but expels journalists who stray from the script" (PRI.org)In order to reinforce the message of "the Leader is Strong. The …
Pyongyang imposes death penalty for drug dealers and viewers of SK videos 
Date : May 3, 2016
According to the Korea Institute for National Unification, North Korea is executing people who distribute illegal drugs and South Korean videos. The institute published …
U.S. working to change human rights situation in N.Korea: ambassador 
Date : April 28, 2016
The United States is working hard to stop human rights abuses in North Korea on the back of bipartisan support, remarked Ambassador Mark Lipert. He said,…
N. Korea Among 11 countries that carried out executions for 5 straight years 
Date : April 28, 2016
According to the Voice of America, Amnesty International(AI) included North Korea among eleven countries that have carried out executions for five co…
Graffiti criticizing Party Congress surfaces 
Date : April 26, 2016
Graffiti criticizing Party Congress surfaces in HyesanGraffiti has been painted and shown in the North Korean city of Hyesan, Rangygang province criticizing the upcoming …
NK will send restaurants defectors' families to Seoul 
Date : April 26, 2016
"N. Korea says it will send restaurants defectors' families to Seoul" from Yonhap NewsFollowing the defection of 13 North Korean restaurant workers in China to South Kore…
After group defection, two NK restaurant workers unaccounted for 
Date : April 21, 2016
Remarks by a Senior South Korean Ministry of Unification official has sparked controversy over the recent defection of 13 North Korean restaurant workers in China. Statin…
U.N. Toughens Sanctions on North Korea in Response to Its Nuclear Program 
Date : March 16, 2016
Due to North Korea's testing of nuclear bombs and ballistic missiles, the United Nations Security Council voted unanimously to impose severe penalties aga…
 
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10    
and or