21.3 C
Pyongyang
October 21, 2019
Home Tags Defectors

Tag: Defectors

Brother and sister arrested after defection into China

In mid-September, North Korea’s Ministry of State Security (MSS) arrested a brother and sister upon their return to North Korea after living in China...

Human trafficking increases on Sino-DPRK border 

Human trafficking of North Korean defector women has been rising recently, with victims being sold to businesses running room salons, video chat websites and...

Daily NK snapshots from North Korea

Korean Constitution changed to augment Kim Jong Un’s power Kim Jong Un continues to expand his power. During the second session of the 14th Supreme...

North Korean family arrested during defection attempt

A North Korean family who were preparing to escape to South Korea were arrested and interrogated by members of the Ministry of State Security...

Workers at nuclear sites at risk of disease and death

Following a publicized incident in May where a North Korean journalist refused to drink stream water near the closed Punggye-ri nuclear site in Kilju,...

Declaring the formal end to the Korean War should be linked...

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...

Defector group shouldn’t be forced to make a cruel choice

There has been a lot of talk recently about the defection of a group of female North Korean restaurant workers in China. Suspicions were...

Recent Articles