North Korean Kidnapping in Southeast Asia

Among many issues that the United Nations Commission of Inquiry (UN COI) on the human rights situations in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) covered in their 2014 report was the kidnapping of foreign nationals by North Korean spies under the direct order by Kim Jong Il, the father of the current leader Kim…

What is life like for North Koreans in Britain?

Some 700 North Koreans now live in the United Kingdom. So why do they leave South Korea, and what role could they have when the peninsula is unified? By Jiyoung Song   More and more North Koreans are living in Britain, with the number seeing a steep hike between 2006 and 2009, although many North…