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September 23, 2019

S. Korea can do more to address NK human rights, says NGO leader

The Trump administration has brought significant focus to the North Korean human rights issue.  During his State of the Union Address delivered to the US...

Questions over lasting effect of ‘Peace Olympics’ on Korean Peninsula

Despite the appearance of peace surrounding North Korea's participation in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, the war of nerves with the United States continues. There...

Fragile peace on the Korean peninsula – can it last?

Tensions on the Korean peninsula have simmered in the midst of a flurry of diplomatic engagement after North Korea accepted a South Korean government...

Olympic peace unlikely to result in denuclearization, says head of unification research center

There has been a thaw in North Korea-South Korea relations owing to diplomatic activity surrounding the Pyeongchang Olympic Games and the participation of North...

Former North Korean national athlete describes Olympic selection and training procedure

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved North Korea's participation in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games, confirming 22 athletes in 5 sports: figure skating,...

Families struggle to recover remains of South Korean kidnapping victims

Choi Sung Yong (left) serves as president of the Abductees' Family Union. In 1967, Choi was 15 years old when his father’s ship was...

Prison camps stopped recording deaths of prisoners under Kim Jong Un

As market activity declines due to increased economic sanctions against North Korea for its nuclear and missile programs, residents are turning to more clandestine...

The world is changing around Donald Trump

Hackers tied to Kim Jong Un's regime stole blueprints and other information about warships and submarines last year when they broke into one of...

Mattis: US-South Korea cooperation urgent in face of ‘accelerated’ North Korea threat

Hackers tied to Kim Jong Un's regime stole blueprints and other information about warships and submarines last year when they broke into one of...

North Korean delegation struggles to deny accusations of forced child labor

With the international community focusing on widespread reports of human rights violations taking place in North Korea, the North Korean regime is struggling to...

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