In the mid-1990s,
North Korea was engulfed in a ruinous famine. It was a period during which millions may have died. Certainly, the World Food
On October 24th, 2006, South Korea’s state
intelligence agency, the NIS, arrested three men: Michael Jang, former
Democratic Labor Party (DLP) central committee member Lee..
Post-NDRP: The Yeongnam Committee Incident of 1998In July 1998, police in South Korea’s south coast second city of Busan
announced that they had arrested and were investigat..
As readers will recall, Kim Young Hwan’s initial outward
expression of ideological conversion came in an April 1995 piece for the
subversive leftist magazine Mal (lit...
Kim Young Hwan came away with three conclusions
from his 17-days in North Korea:
First, based on the heavy-handed manner in
which superior officials all seemed to trea..
• Ha Young OkOn May 28th,
1990, a ceremony was held on Mt. Dobong, a secondary mountain on
the fringes of Bukhansan National Park in northern Seou..
On March 16th, 1992, Kim Young Hwan (known by his codename, Gwanaksan-1) followed the orders of his North Korean handlers by formally
launching the National Democra..
"Letters by Steel," the revolutionary writings of the young Kim Young Hwan. | Image: Daily NKTwo ranking officials, one of them Yoon,
met the South Korean men on the do..
Former pro-North Korea student activist Kim Young Hwan. | Image: Daily NKKim Young Hwan is the same human rights
activist that Chinese state security agents arrested a..
On December 17th, 1998 in the dead of night,
a North Korean semi-submersible craft attempted to slip silently from the southerly South Korean port city of Yeosu. However,..