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March 6, 2021

Prisoners Eat Pig Slops to Avoid Starvation

If we were fortunate enough to have no guards around, we would sneak into pigsties to steal pigs’ slops. We always carried an empty...

Liberalization Possible Only by Holding Kim Jong Il by the Neck

There is someone known as Professor K. He was one of my co-researchers when I worked in a government research institution. He used to...

NK, Expanding ‘Retail Trade in Individual Houses’ Instead of Jangmadang

Since the North Korean government has begun reinforcing control over Jangmadang during the past year, it has been making North Koreans increase trade of...

Prisoners Forced to Work at a Frozen River during the Winter

The average winter temperature at the settlement was 20~30 degrees below zero in Celsius (4-22 degrees below zero Fahrenheit). In the winter of 1987,...

“Thirty Thousand Constructing Soldiers Died in Geumgangsan Plant”

The testimony is receiving attention by revealing that from 1986 to 2003, thirty-thousand soldiers from the Wonsan-based ‘615 Management Department’ (army corps-level) in North...

Shinuiju Special Administrative Region Plan Propelled Once Again

A high-level internal source in North Korea reported on the 12th that North Korea is in the process of restarting the development of Shinuiju...

[Defector’s memoirs] Too Afraid to Go Back Home…Too Poor to Go to South Korea.

Last January, a special correspondent of DailyNK to China met a North Korean woman defector in Dunhua City of Jilin. Kim Young Ok, age...

Prisoners Steal the Leftover Possessions of Dead Prisoners

The bachelor prisoners must survive for an indefinite period with the clothes they wear on the day of arrival at the detention settlement. We...

The Roh Administration, More Anti-Democratic than ‘the Fifth Administration’

It is said that Jeong Sung San (38), who has produced a musical dealing with a North Korean political prison as a matter subject...

Gunshots on the Border, Possible Anti-Kim Jong Il Armed Resistance Movement?

Could it be a possible rise in arms or rebellion of the Anti-Kim Jong Il group? One of the South Korean leading newspapers, Dong-A...

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