Tens of thousands of North Korean women and girls are trafficked and sold into the sex trade in China where they are forced to endure systemic rape.
North Korea articles on Democracy Chronicles
News about the struggle for better democracy in North Korea. North Korea is not an electoral democracy. According to Freedom House, "corruption and violence is believed to be endemic at every level in the most repressive dictatorship in the world". Also see our articles on and Kim Jong Un.
North Korea’s cash-strapped economy is under crippling international sanctions, it means traditional elite, rising merchant class may be feeling pinched
South Korea’s foreign ministry is doing all it can to ensure the safety of seven North Koreans who were detained in China after fleeing their homeland.
Activists are urging China not to repatriate seven North Koreans who were detained in an eastern Chinese province after leaving their homeland.
An independent U.S. watchdog named 16 nations “countries of particular concern” for engaging in “systematic, egregious violations” of religious freedom.
German automaker Daimler, which makes armored limousines used by N. Korean leader Kim Jong Un, says it has no idea where he got them .
N. Korea is using cryptocurrency markets to evade global sanctions and is likely using the virtual money to fund its weapons of mass destruction programs.
In a biggest leadership shake-ups in years, North Korea named a new nominal head of state and a new premier, and gave leader Kim Jong Un a new title.
Hong Kong’s Sunbeam Theatre to state performance of Trump On Show, re-imagining of Trump’s life and that of his fictional twin brother who lives in China.
Voters were presented with just one state-sanctioned candidate per seat. They cast their ballots to show their approval or, very rarely, disapproval.