Reports

News and analysis on events unfolding in North Korea.

Monday 1st May, 2017
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Who is Lee Jungrok, and how did he get promoted to Minister of State Security? ...

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Monday 30th June, 2014
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Sources that provided us with details of events leading up to Jang Song-thaek's purge now offer crucial insight into the current configuration of power in North Korea....

Tuesday 17th June, 2014
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The Central Committee of the Korean Workers' Party issues an order that privately grown crops must be destroyed....

Monday 2nd June, 2014
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Recent measures indicate that there is increasing tension and antagonism between DPRK and China...

Wednesday 28th May, 2014
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North Korean citizens were ordered to return to their state jobs in the name of the KWP Central Party Committee...

Sunday 18th May, 2014
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Cracks in the structure? 23-storey apartment block collapses in Pyongyang...

Sunday 27th April, 2014
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North Korean state putting greater pressure on people to make foreign currency offerings....

Thursday 3rd April, 2014
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DPRK instigates 're-defection' operations in the wake of the UN COI report on North Korea's human rights abuses...

Friday 7th March, 2014
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What we North Koreans took to be an immutable fact of life no longer holds: our country is no longer ruled by a Kim....

Tuesday 4th February, 2014
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The outside world may not perceive it; but North Koreans inside the capital know that the order has changed. A collation of our independent and recent correspondence with colleagues based in Pyongyang...

Sunday 2nd February, 2014
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Specific details regarding Jang Song-thaek’s ‘anti-Party and anti-revolutionary’ crime announced in closed meeting for Party Secretaries in Pyongyang....