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January 30, 2020

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Thae Yong Ho: N. Korea’s constitution must be reformed

On Dec. 27, North Korea’s Constitution Day, the Workers’ Party of Korea’s mouthpiece, Rodong Sinmun, published an editorial on its front page calling for...

Is China’s policy toward female N. Korean defectors changing?

Daily NK learned recently that Chinese police investigated a group of female defectors from North Korea rather than deporting them back to North Korea...

Some Samjiyon evictees face the coming winter cold in tents

As construction teams begin to demolish houses near Samjiyon city to make way for new housing developments, some of the evictees are facing the...

4 killed by N. Korean border guards while crossing Yalu River

North Korean border guards fired on a group of five North Koreans fleeing over the Yalu River into China in early September, killing four,...

North Korea sentences female drug boss to life in prison

The female leader of a drug smuggling ring and four of her subordinates were recently sentenced to harsh prison time as part of the...

Unification minister should focus on North Korean human rights

In 2019, North Korea released a collection of short stories called “Blessed Future.” The book features 17 short stories, all of which praise Kim...

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...

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...

Falling glass panel kills two, injures one

A large glass panel fell on three workers as they were loading it onto a railway car in Nampo earlier this month, killing two...

Daily NK snapshots from North Korea

Family disappears after child takes scissors to Kim portraits  The Daily NK learned belatedly that at the end of July an entire family from Chongjin,...

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