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UN: Watching a foreign TV series can be punishable by death in North Korea

UN: Watching a foreign TV series can be punishable by death in North Korea UN: Watching a foreign TV series can be punishable by death in North Korea

The regression in the human rights situation in North Korea is so serious that the simple consumption of a foreign television series can be punished with the death penalty, the High Commissioner for Human Rights of North Korea warned this Wednesday before the Security Council. the UN, Volker Türk. Türk painted a gloomy panorama of […]

North Korea: Kim Jong Un launches ballistic missile and promises to boost nuclear force

North Korea: Kim Jong Un launches ballistic missile and promises to boost nuclear force North Korea: Kim Jong Un launches ballistic missile and promises to boost nuclear force

North Korea launched a tactical ballistic missile equipped with a “new autonomous navigation system”the state news agency reported on Saturday, while the leader Kim Jong Un promised to boost the country’s nuclear force. kim on Friday supervised the test launch at the Eastern seaalso known as sea of Japanin an operation to evaluate “accuracy and […]

US imposes sanctions on Russians for acquiring North Korean weapons for the Ukraine war

US imposes sanctions on Russians for acquiring North Korean weapons for the Ukraine war US imposes sanctions on Russians for acquiring North Korean weapons for the Ukraine war

USA imposed this Thursday a new round of sanctions against Russian individuals and entities that it accuses of acquiring weapons from North Korea to use in the war Ukraineviolating the embargo on weapons imports from Pyongyang. According to the State Department, the Russian Army has already used more than 40 ballistic missiles manufactured in North […]

Expert believes that 4G network in North Korea will reinforce surveillance of its citizens

Expert believes that 4G network in North Korea will reinforce surveillance of its citizens Expert believes that 4G network in North Korea will reinforce surveillance of its citizens

The expert in technology Martyn Williams assured that the future installation of a network 4G in North Korea can further strengthen the capacity of the regime Kim Jong-un to spy on its citizens. Williams, one of the researchers of the 38North program of the American Stimson Institute, recalled today in an appearance at the Seoul […]

South Korea launched a second spy satellite into orbit

South Korea launched a second spy satellite into orbit South Korea launched a second spy satellite into orbit

South Korea launched a second spy satellite manufactured in that country into orbit, the Ministry of Defense announced this Monday, after the launch of the device aboard a rocket SpaceX Falcon 9. Shortly after, the satellite communicated with a ground station located abroad, the ministry said. “The second reconnaissance satellite of our armed forces successfully […]

Kim Jong Un’s daughter could succeed him as head of North Korea, according to Seoul

Kim Jong Un’s daughter could succeed him as head of North Korea, according to Seoul Kim Jong Un’s daughter could succeed him as head of North Korea, according to Seoul

The North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could have chosen his daughter to succeed him, the South Korean government said on Monday, after the press of the secretive country described her as “great guide”a title reserved for the highest leaders. North Korea’s official press on Saturday used the term “hyangdo”, normally used only for the […]

North Korea appears open to improving ties with Japan

North Korea appears open to improving ties with Japan North Korea appears open to improving ties with Japan

The sister of the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un He said this Thursday that the regime is open to improving its relationship with Japanand said that a visit by Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida to Pyongyang is possible. “I think there would be no reason not to evaluate Japan’s recent speech as positive, if it […]

North Korea says it tested cruise missiles with “super large” warheads

North Korea says it tested cruise missiles with “super large” warheads North Korea says it tested cruise missiles with “super large” warheads

North Korea said it tested cruise missiles equipped with new “super-large” warheads, plus a new type of anti-aircraft missilewhile expanding a series of weapons tests that worry its neighbor and rival, South Korea. The North Korean state press published the information on Saturday, a day after the south korean army noted that it had detected […]

Poverty and repression: North Korean defector denounces what the pandemic meant in his country

Poverty and repression: North Korean defector denounces what the pandemic meant in his country Poverty and repression: North Korean defector denounces what the pandemic meant in his country

Mr. Kim is one of the few North Koreans who, after fleeing his country, can tell what happened there during the pandemic. His story sheds light on the greater repression and the economic and nutritional deterioration that the covid and that human rights organizations denounce. The coronavirus restrictions began in his border province of South […]

North Korea will receive Russian tourists, the first since the pandemic, according to report

North Korea will receive Russian tourists, the first since the pandemic, according to report North Korea will receive Russian tourists, the first since the pandemic, according to report

Russian tourists would be the first international travelers to enter North Korea since the closure of its borders in 2020, at the beginning of the global pandemic of the coronavirus. Information published Wednesday by Russia’s state-run Tass news agency underscores growing cooperation between Moscow and Pyongyang. The initiative comes after the meeting held in September […]

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