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Defectors, Who Returned to North Korea, Escaped from North Korea Again 
Date : July 15, 2013
North Korean defectors that had been sent back to North Korea and subsequently filmed by the government this past January claiming to have been lured away from the “fath…
Women Put to Work to Improve Hyesan 
Date : July 15, 2013
The North Korean government has mobilized members of the Chosun Union of Democratic Women to improve the appearance of Hyesan, a major city in Yangkang Province and the n…
Mourning Time Brings Pyongyang Shutdown 
Date : July 15, 2013
As the mourning period to commemorate the 1994 death of Kim Il Sung was approaching, citizens who were visiting Pyongyang were ordered to leave. Only Pyongyang residents …
UN Commission of Inquiry on North Korea Begins Operations 
Date : July 9, 2013
In March of this year, the UN Human Rights Council established a Commission of Inquiry on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to look into "systematic, widespread a…
Japan Publishes Details of Citizens Abducted by North Korea 
Date : July 5, 2013
According to a recent article by The Telegraph, Japanese police have started publishing the photos and personal details of hundreds of citizens who have disappeared in th…
1,700 North Korean Workers in Mongolia 
Date : July 4, 2013
South Korean newspaper Yonhap News reported that there are over 1,700 North Korean workers in Mongolia. This number reflects the growing economic ties between the two cou…
North Korea Showed Kenneth Bae's Recent Life 
Date : July 4, 2013
Although North Korea denies wanting to use captured American Kenneth Bae for leverage against the US government, a video of an interview with Bae made by a pro-North Kore…
Changing Citizenship by Paying Lots of Money in North Korea 
Date : June 24, 2013
The North Korean authorities reportedly now allow North Korean-born Chinese children to change their North Korean citizenship to Chinese citizenship by accepting a very l…
Searching Out the Distributor of the South Korean Movie, “71- Into the Fire” 
Date : June 24, 2013
Recently, North Korean authorities ordered a search for the distributors and sellers of a South Korean film “71-Into the Fire”, due to its widespread popularity amongst…
Nine Repatriated Defector Children Begin Official Activity 
Date : June 24, 2013
The nine defector children, who were repatriated to North Korea from Laos last month, had their first official conference in North Korea on the 20th.  Chosun Central…
Pig Pasture in Daehongdan Has Closed 
Date : June 19, 2013
The North Korean authorities recently ordered the closing of all pig pastures in Daehongdan, which was Kim Jong Il’s administrative achievement, because of extreme food …
Twenty North Korean Defectors Arrive from Laos 
Date : June 19, 2013
Twenty North Korean defectors have recently arrived in Seoul after weeks in the South Korean Embassy in Laos, according to a recent news article by the Chosun Ilbo. The g…
North Korea Distributes Pork to People 
Date : June 19, 2013
Recently, North Korean people in some regions have been receiving pork regularly, Radio Free Asia reported on the 14th.  One source of Radio Free Asia reported that …
Prison Camp Inmate Numbers Swelling 
Date : June 14, 2013
Kim Jong Eun's crackdown on border-crossing since taking power is leading to a drastic increase in political prison camp and labor camp inmate numbers, according to …
More North Koreans Hiding in Laos 
Date : June 13, 2013
Many North Korean refugees pass through Laos on their way to freedom in South Korea. Recently, nine North Korean refugees were apprehended in Laos, and repatriated to Nor…
 
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