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Never again. 
Date : March 18, 2014
“No one may speak for the dead. No one may speak for their mutilated dreams and visions” –Elie WieselNever again. This is what the world said when the Na…
Pyongyang’s Hunger Games 
Date : March 14, 2014
While the United Nations Commission of Inquiry’s recent report on North Korea contains many facts and figures, one figure in particular stands out: $645,800,000.  T…
Enemies of the Internet 2014: entities at the heart of censorship 
Date : March 14, 2014
A recent report by Reporters Without Borders has pointed out that North Korea’s Central Scientific and Technological Information Agency “have used defens…
33 North Koreans Face Execution 
Date : March 12, 2014
Thirty-three North Koreans will be executed on charges that they attempted to overthrow the regime of Kim Jong Un, according to South Korean newspaper Chosun Ilbo. A sou…
UK Parliament Discusses North Korea Human Rights 
Date : March 10, 2014
On Tuesday, the House of Commons of the UK Parliament met to discuss the situation of human rights in North Korea. Specifically, the House discussed the re…
U.S. gov’t says N. Korea’s human rights record still ‘deplorable’ 
Date : March 7, 2014
The U.S government said that the human rights situation in North Korea is “deplorable.” "Human rights conditions in the Democratic People's Republic of…
North Koreans Tuning Into Miniature Radios Following DVD Crackdown 
Date : March 7, 2014
As the people in North Korea try to maintain contact with the outside world following a crackdown on visual media, miniature radios are rapidly being smuggled in from Chi…
North and South Koreans Hold Rare Family Reunions 
Date : February 20, 2014
Hundreds of North and South Korean relatives, who haven't seen each other in decades, will briefly reunite during family reunions from February 20 to 25. The reunions com…
COI Launches the Report 
Date : February 19, 2014
Earlier this week Michael Kirby and Marzuki Darusman, members of the commission of inquiry gave a press conference where they presented the new report that gives a horrib…
Family of Kenneth Bae Advocating for His Release 
Date : February 11, 2014
Family of Kenneth Bae, 45, is advocating for his release from North Korean Labor Camps. The American father of three who used to run tours into North Korea from China was…
New Operating System for North Korea 
Date : February 7, 2014
Earlier this week it became clear that North Korea upgraded the operating system used on many of its domestic computers, Red Star OS. Several clear screenshots were obtai…
4 US Congressmen Urge NK to Free Missionary Bae 
Date : February 6, 2014
Four members of the U.S. Congress have sent a letter to the leader of North Korea, asking him to release imprisoned American missionary Kenneth Bae. In the letter, the co…
NK Among the World's Lowest in Democratic Dev 
Date : January 29, 2014
According to the 2014 Transformation Index (BTI) compiled by the German think tank Bertelsmann Stiftung, North Korea ranks 127th out of 129 developing countries in regard…
International Calling Cards Circumvent Phone Jammers 
Date : January 28, 2014
According to a report from the Daily NK, North Korean residents living near the Chinese border are using fixed-rate international calling cards to make calls out of North…
Family Visits Decrease Death Rates in Prisons 
Date : January 28, 2014
According to a report published by Radio Free Asia, the death rate in North Korean prison camps has decreased in the wake of a policy change that allows for daily visits …
 
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