This infographic explains why breaking North Korea’s information barriers is so important—and how DVDs, foreign radio broadcasts, cell phones, and balloon drops are making a difference.
This post originally appeared on the George W. Bush Institute blog. Twelve years ago, the trajectory of Joseph Kim’s young life gave no earthly hint that the North Korean boy would end up a university student in America. No…
Two new Freedom Collection interviews tell stories from North Korean refugees about joining the struggle to free their country and break North Korea’s information barriers. Both Kim Seong Min and Kim Seung-chul escaped the horrors of North Korea and established…
This post originally appeared on Shadow Government | Foreign Policy. Forty days. That’s the timespan between September 3 and October 14 that North Korea’s Kim Jong Un vanished from public sight. Speculation ran rampant outside North Korea as to…
The emergence of a modest information revolution — albeit with 20th century technology — goes an important part of the way towards answering the question of what can be done to undermine dictatorship in North Korea.
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One way the United States can pressure Pyongyang is to pressure Beijing. Washington needs to remind its counterpart that continuing to repatriate North Koreans is harmful to its relations with South Korea and the United States, and is unbefitting of China’s aspirations to be a great power.
Using data from Liberty in North Korea (LiNK), the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea, and the UN Commission of Inquiry, this infographic relays the challenges faced by North Korean refugees and those who try to help them.
Two new Freedom Collection interviews tell stories of survival, courage, and hope from North Korean refugees.
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