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N.Korean Women Faced Torture, Rape, Malnourishment In Detention – U.N. report

N.Korean Women Faced Torture, Rape, Malnourishment In Detention – U.N. report

North Korean women detained in prison camps suffered from torture, rape and other forms of “multiple and serious” violence by security and police officials, a U.N. human rights report said on Tuesday, citing accounts from over 100 women. The women, detained between 2009 and 2019 after failing to flee the country, recounted in interviews with […]

PSCORE Accuses North Korea Of Institutionalised Child Sex Abuse

PSCORE Accuses North Korea Of Institutionalised Child Sex Abuse

North Korean children are “constantly in danger” of sexual abuse and resulting social stigma without any chance to seek legal protection, a Seoul-based rights group said on Wednesday. Activists with PSCORE, or People for Successful Corean Reunification, interviewed more than 200 young male and female North Koreans who had fled to settle in the affluent, […]

Malnutrition, Disease Rising In North Korea: Aid Organisation

Malnutrition, Disease Rising In North Korea: Aid Organisation

International aid agencies, as well as North Korea state media, have been warning that erratic weather with drought and floods, and a lack of access to resources could lead to a food crisis Rates of malnutrition and disease are increasing in North Korea as it faces a harvest that is half of what was expected, […]

North Korea Says It Won’t ‘Surrender’ To U.S.-Led Trade Sanctions

North Korea Says It Won’t ‘Surrender’ To U.S.-Led Trade Sanctions

The country accused Washington of harboring a “wild dream … to bring us to our knees.” North Korea said Wednesday it won’t surrender to U.S.-led sanctions and accused Washington of trying to “bring us to our knees.” The statement is yet another reminder that North Korea keeps mistrust of the U.S. though its leader Kim […]

North, South Korea Agree To Resolve Issues Through Dialogue

North, South Korea Agree To Resolve Issues Through Dialogue

North and South Korea on Tuesday agreed on negotiations to resolve problems and military talks aimed at averting accidental conflict, after their first official dialogue in more than two years, as Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons program fuels tension. In a joint statement after the 11-hour talks, the North pledged to send a large delegation to next […]

North Korea’s Olympics Peace Bid Tests U.S.-South Korea Alliance

North Korea’s Olympics Peace Bid Tests U.S.-South Korea Alliance

After a year filled with nuclear provocations that raised fears of a devastating war in Northeast Asia, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un started 2018 on an optimistic note. His call for talks to ensure the success of the Winter Olympics in South Korea next month — and improve overall inter-Korean relations — represented a […]

Pre-emptive War With North Korea Would Be ‘Catastrophic’- Susan Rice

Pre-emptive War With North Korea Would Be ‘Catastrophic’- Susan Rice

Former national security adviser Susan Rice said Thursday the United States should rule out a pre-emptive strike on North Korea, casting President Donald Trump’s “fire and fury” comments as dangerous. “A pre-emptive war, if one were actually thinking of executing that, would be catastrophic,” Rice said on CNN’s “Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer.” She said […]

Nuclear Threat: UK, US Team Up Against N’ Korea

Nuclear Threat: UK, US Team Up Against N’ Korea

The United Kingdom says it support the warning by President Donald Trump to return “fire and fury” against North Korea if it continued to threaten the U.S. with nuclear attacks. Amb. Matthew Rycroft, UK Permanent Representative to the UN, told UN Correspondents on Wednesday after a meeting of the Security Council that both countries were […]

North Korea Detains Third American Citizen

North Korea Detains Third American Citizen

An American citizen, identified only by his surname, Kim, has been detained in North Korea as he tried to leave the country, South Korean media say. He becomes the third American to be detained by the North; one has been sentenced for spying, the other for trying to steal a sign from a hotel. According […]

Airport killing Seen On CCTV

Airport killing Seen On CCTV

Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Monday his government’s investigation of the killing of the North Korean leader’s half-brother, Kim Jong Nam, will be “objective”, as tension rose between the countries. Earlier on Monday, Malaysia said it has recalled its envoy from Pyongyang and summoned North Korea’s ambassador in Kuala Lumpur, who again cast […]

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