-5.9 C
Pyongyang
November 21, 2018
video

North Korea’s claim that Thae Yong Ho was fired from spy agency think tank...

Editor’s Note: Thae Yong Ho was serving as North Korea’s deputy ambassador to the United Kingdom when he chose to defect with his family...

Hackers use Korea’s divided family reunion plans to mount ‘spear-phishing’ attack

As the two Koreas move forward with preparations to hold family reunions in August, there has been a spate of email phishing attacks on...

Kim Jong Un continues to ignore rule of law in public execution of military...

Article 6, Clause 1 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), which North Korea signed in 1981, states that “very human...

Defector with Lou Gehrig’s Disease finds tranquility in South Korea

“I have shooting pain in my neck, arms, and legs - as if I’m being electrocuted. The pain can become excruciating. My fingers are...

Pyongsong residence permits sell for 1,500 USD in North Korea

    One of the most significant barriers that separates the urban and rural areas in North Korea is the resident registration system. Every household in...

Corruption blamed for poor quality of snacks distributed to children for leader’s birthday

Various snacks manufactured by factories in Pyongyang, which are generally considered to be of better quality than the items distributed to children on the...

North Korea’s winter military parade full of cold, beatings, and exhaustion

A female military brass band performs for the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the Korean Workers' Party on October 10, 2015. Image: Yonhap...

Defectors ‘easy target’ for abuses due to lack of legal knowledge, access to counsel

Kim Hye Eun (alias) is a 53-year-old defector who recently contacted Daily NK to report her experiences with the legal system in South Korea....

North Korean Paralympians used for propaganda

North Korean Paralympians pose for the camera at the 2016 Summer Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Image: Yonhap NewsThere is a renewed focus on...

US Defense Secretary James Mattis at Korean DMZ: ‘Our goal is not war’

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...

Recent Articles