NK Feature

Wednesday 8th March, 2017
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North Korea is one of the few countries in the world where International Women’s Day is a national holiday – well, sort of....

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Thursday 3rd November, 2016
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As their financial situations worsen, 40-year-old mothers must sell their bodies to return home....

Wednesday 19th October, 2016
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With its multiple uses – food, currency, and alcohol – corn is an indispensable part of the ordinary North Korean citizen’s life. An insight into corn and the unofficial economy in ...

Friday 14th October, 2016
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In this letter, North Korean refugee and founder of New Focus Jang Jinsung points out systematic discrimination preventing refugees from political engagement....

Monday 10th October, 2016
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The Day of the Korean Alphabet is known in North Korea also. Refugees share their experiences....

Thursday 6th October, 2016
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A brief insight into North Korea’s labourers, both inside the country and in foreign states....

Thursday 29th September, 2016
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"These floods should have been an opportunity for the North Korean state to reconstruct infrastructure from scratch."...

Wednesday 28th September, 2016
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Inside source reports that stricter inspections and wider detection of illegal phone calls are being enforced in North Korea, to prevent communication and movement among North Koreans in the aftermath...

Friday 23rd September, 2016
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"It is my contention that the exiled North Korean community deserves more credit than it has received. For all of the good work of the United Nations and the international community, we must never for...

Wednesday 21st September, 2016
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It is a particularly unsuccessful year for North Korean agriculture. An inside source in North Korea has reported that torrenting rains have affected the potato harvest in Unheung and Daehongdan in Ry...

Monday 19th September, 2016
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High school students have been asked to spy on one another during a new round of propaganda lectures early September....