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November 21, 2019
Statues of Kim Jong Il and Kim Il Sung

Shining a light on North Korea’s political prison camps

A family in Chongjin... There was a family living in the North Korean city of Chongjin in North Hamgyong Province. Though the father was a...
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Behind the only known student uprising in North Korea

Ethnic Chinese (also called hwagyo, or "overseas Chinese") hold a unique place in North Korean society. This is due largely in part to North...
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Two perspectives of one North Korean Potemkin village

A North Korean Potemkin Village  People view North Korea in two different ways. For example, take a look at the picture above. You can see...

North Korean government responsible for food shortages

The UN’s Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) and World Food Program (WFP) recently expressed concerns that North Korea is facing its most severe food...

The United States shouldn’t be distracted by North Korea’s latest weapons test

On April 18, North Korean media reported that on the previous day, Kim Jong Un observed the testing of a new “tactical guided weapon.”...
Surveillance camera and guard post on the Sino-North Korea border (January 2019)

Photos from North Korean border belie state propaganda

The installation of surveillance cameras along the Sino-North Korean border appears to have reached completion, according to recent reports from Daily NK. The Chinese have...

Publication of Thae Yong Ho’s column to continue despite protests

Last Friday, Members of the Paektu Protection Squad made an unannounced visit to the offices of Daily NK and Unification Media Group (UMG). They...
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Without a decrease in North Korea’s nuclear attacking ability, no sanctions will be lifted

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...
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Approaching the Ri Son Kwon noodle controversy from the perspective of national reconciliation

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...

North Korea requires assistance to improve agricultural infrastructure

The expected harvest from the Paeksong Farm in Pyongsog, a major barley producing region, is only expected to reach half of the state-set agricultural...

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