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Regime Clamping Down on Foreign Media 
Date : April 14, 2013
The regime is targeting USBs in order to clamp down on foreign media ownership, according to the Daily NK.USBs are used often to pass information around. In particular, m…
Rations to be Normalized from September 
Date : April 14, 2013
The regime has announced that state-distributed rations are to be normalized from September, according to the Daily NK. The reports, however, have been met by doubts from…
More "Dirty Work" for North Koreans 
Date : April 10, 2013
North Koreans are being forced to make fertilizer for the regime, according to an article by The Chosun Ilbo.   North Korea is in dire need of fertilizer to grow i…
Soldier's Strong Reaction to Starvation 
Date : April 8, 2013
According to the Daily NK, five soldiers with the Musan County Border Guards were recently killed in a shooting incident near the border.Having received a very meager qua…
China is no Friend to Fleeing North Koreans 
Date : April 8, 2013
With tensions mounting on the Korean peninsula, large numbers of North Koreans are again trying to flee their country, according to a recent news article by The Examiner.…
3G Service for Tourists Discontinued 
Date : April 1, 2013
The mobile internet service being offered to foreign tourists barely lasted more than a month, according to the Daily NK.Koyrolink, the North Korean-Egyptian communi…
Use of Foreign Currency Increasing 
Date : March 28, 2013
Sources inside North Korea have revealed that foreign currency usage is increasing in the country, Radio Free Asia reports.   According to the report, citizens are…
Orders for University Admissions Reform 
Date : March 26, 2013
In an effort to seemingly expand the scope of those entering a university in North Korea, Kim Jong Eun has ordered that fewer children of party members be admitted. &nbs…
12 Soldiers Attempt to Flee 
Date : March 26, 2013
12 soldiers attempted to leave North Korea earlier this month. They were caught by Chinese security forces and they were then repatriated. The soldiers attempted to defe…
UNHRC Establishes a COI 
Date : March 22, 2013
  After weeks of discussion on the contents of a draft resolution on the situation of human rights in North Korea, the members of the UN Human Rights Council adopte…
Mobilizations Leading to Suffering 
Date : March 20, 2013
Sources in North Korea have told the Daily NK that citizens are reaching exhaustion point from the mobilizations.People that have been mobilized are suffering from the te…
North Korea has Strengthened Jamming 
Date : March 20, 2013
According to Radio Free Asia, the North Korean authorities are recently increasing the strength of their jamming of TV signals, so North Korean people in some regions …
UNDP: “North Korea’s Illiteracy Rate is 0%” 
Date : March 20, 2013
The United Nations Development Program has reported that the illiteracy rate in North Korea is 0%. In a report just released, the UNDP found that the average life ex…
Industry Being Crippled by Mobilisations 
Date : March 19, 2013
Military mobilisations due to the tensions on the Korean peninsula are causing certain elements of industry to grind to a halt, according to a Daily NK source.   A…
Distribution of Corn to Appease Discontent 
Date : March 18, 2013
A Daily NK source has told the online newspaper that that regime has distributed corn to citizens in some urban areas to appease recent discontent.   The reason fo…
 
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