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September 23, 2019

Scholars discuss human rights across the globe in the 21st century

Image: Lenn UchimaScholars from around the world recently convened for the 2017 Seoul Conference on Human Rights hosted by Korea University, and discussed the...

Political parties go head-to-head on North Korea policy ahead of presidential election

Panelists debate North Korean policy ahead of the upcoming South Korean presidential election. Image: Daily NKAs the situation on the Korean Peninsula fluctuates with suggestions...

Obscure aims blur sanctions efficacy debate

The international community has long struggled to rein in North Korea’s nuclear program. Initial diplomatic efforts have focused on normalizing relations through the proposal...

Defectors discuss women’s rights at International Women’s Day event

Speakers discuss the state of women's rights in North Korea at a joint event hosted by Human Asia and New Korea Women's Union. Image:...

NGOs stress need for government action on anniversary of Human Rights Act

One year on, panelists discuss the challenges and implications of the North Korean Human Rights Act. Image: Daily NKSouth Korea’s Ministry of Unification hosted a...

Joint NGO poll reveals increased South Korean interest in North Korean human rights

The Database Center for North Korean Human Rights (NKDB) held a seminar entitled “Research on Awareness of North Korean Human Rights,” at Seoul’s Center Point...

North Korean perpetrators of human rights violations ask for forgiveness, understanding

An unprecedented conference was recently held in Seoul, focusing on the abusive reality of North Korea's human rights violations as relayed by the perpetrators...

Illegal drug usage soars in North Korea: 30% nationwide

The Database Center for North Korean Human Rights (NKDB; an NGO) hosted a seminar at the Korea Press Center to discuss illicit drug usage...

Agro ‘master plan’ needed to prep for unification, say South Korean experts

The Korea Rural Community Corporation (KRC) hosted a conference entitled the North Korea-South Korea Agricultural Cooperation Symposium on November 17 at Seoul’s Konkuk University....

Kim Jong Un’s fearpolitik and marketization policies eroding public sentiment

Panelists participating in the seminar "Kim Jong Un's Regime 5 Years on"held by the Institute for National Security Strategy (INCC) on November 22. Image: Daily...

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