Kimchi season in Hyesan

Kimchi season in Hyesan: When whole cabbages aren’t accessible, people collect the fallen leaves of the cabbages.

Recorders against the regime

The petty tales of romance and drama carried by the “recorders” are opening up a new world for the people inside North Korea, little by little.

Interview: Shin Dong-hyuk, human rights advocate

“In South Korea, when I call myself a North Korean human rights advocate, many people label me as “a conservative” or “a reactionary idiot.” I say, pointing out human rights issues and fighting to improve them is not a “conservative” thing to do. It is not “conservative” to oppose the totalitarian regime and the imprisonment camps.”