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Hard Labor for Family Members of Defectors 
Date : April 26, 2015
Perceived by the North Korean authorities to be higher flight risks, family members of defectors still residing in North Korea have become subject to strict surveillance …
NK Ranked 2nd Worst in Freedom to Expression 
Date : April 22, 2015
North Korea has been ranked second on the 10 most censored countries. Committee to Protect Journalists, an NGO to promote press freedom and defend the rights of journalis…
Sowing Season Surveillance Picks Up 
Date : April 19, 2015
The North Korean authorities have ordered the deployment of inspection teams along its borders to tighten surveillance and stamp out people’s attempts to escape the coun…
UN criticizes N.Korea for 'systematic' abductions of foreigners 
Date : April 10, 2015
The UN Human Rights Council on Friday strongly criticized North Korea for the "systematic abduction" of foreigners, after a UN investigation found the country had snatche…
No Progress on Polluted Hoeryong Stream 
Date : April 9, 2015
Despite the difficulty Hoeryong area residents are facing in securing safe drinking water due to chemical contamination in a stream from gold mining, state officials have…
Residents Rage at DSC Tyranny 
Date : April 8, 2015
A recent incident has acutely highlighted the high-handed behavior, namely violence under the pretense of inspections, of officials with the Chosun People’s Army [KPA] D…
Officials Dismissed on Trumped-Up Charges 
Date : March 13, 2015
A trade department head from the North Hamkyung Provincial People’s Committee has been removed from his post for the crime of "causing state losses," and the same depart…
New Technology Employed to Track Intl. Calls 
Date : March 13, 2015
North Korea has employed new state-of-the-art devices in order to increase the efficacy of mobile monitoring and detection to preclude information from leaking outs…
“N.Korea’s Child soldiers reaches Million, must be stopped” 
Date : February 16, 2015
International Non-governmental Organizations urged North Korea to stop recruit children into the armed forces, Radio Free Asia reported on 12th. ‘Child Soldiers Internat…
N.Korea Rejects S.Korea’s offer of powdered milk aid for Children 
Date : February 13, 2015
North Korea on Wednesday refused to receive powdered milk provided by the Korea Red Cross as part of humanitarian assistance. The Korea Red Cross reported through Panmunj…
Defectors Weigh in on the Grueling '1,000-Ri Journey Study Tour' 
Date : February 6, 2015
North Korea’s state-run media have been releasing stories on youth marches carried out in the country by students, who are looking to learn from independence-related act…
Family Caught for Attempting to Defect 
Date : February 6, 2015
A family was recently apprehended near the China-North Korea border by State Security Department [SSD] agents after attempting to flee the country and is currently facing…
NK Ups the Ante Against 'The Interview' 
Date : February 5, 2015
The North Korean authorities are taking all possible measures to block Sony Picture’s “The Interview,” a controversial film based on a fictional plot to assassinate Ki…
Study Finds Little Change in N. Korean Diet Over 50 Years 
Date : February 5, 2015
Voice of America has recently reported that The North Korean diet has changed little over the past 50 years, after the Korean War.On average, an adult in North Korea cons…
North Korean Television Ends Broadcast of Russian, Chinese Films 
Date : February 3, 2015
North Korea, where has stopped broadcasting Chinese and Russian films as part of a bid to prevent foreign influences seeping into their reclusive nation according to sour…
 
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