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East & Southeast Asia: An Annotated Directory of Internet Resources
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North Korea: Political & Social Issues
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Amnesty International Report: Korea (Democratic People's Republic of)
2005; 2004; 2003; 2002; 2001; 2000
Annual reports on human rights conditions
The Art of Propaganda: Nationalistic Themes in the Art of North Korea Gallery of pictures from two North Korean propaganda books, Great Leader, Comrade Kim Il Sung's 70th Birthday Commemorative, & The Great Mother - Comrade Kim Jeong-Sook
Chairman Kim's Dissolving Kingdom Michael Sheridan on the impending breakdown of North Korea's system (Times Online, Jan. 30, 2005)
The Chosun Journal "Informing, provoking, mobilizing human consciences for human rights in North Korea": recent news; feature articles on NK refugees, NK prison camps, life in NK, South Korean policy & foreign policy; testimonies; opinions
Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Korea, Democratic People's Republic of
2004; 2003; 2002; 2001; 2000; 1999; 1998
Annual reports by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor of the U.S. Department of State
DPRK Information StrategyDoes It Exist? Paper by Peter Hayes, Director of Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability (Oct. 2002)
DPRK Policy Forum Hosted by the Nautilus Institute: articles on North Korean political, military & energy affairs
Escaping North Korea Sarah Buckley's BBC report on North Korean refugees (July 27, 2004)
The Greatest Story Never Told The cinderella soccer team from North Korea that defeated Italy & nearly reached the World Cup finals in 1966
The Hidden Gulag: Exposing North Korea's Prison Camps Report with prisoners' testimonies & satellite photographs, by U.S. Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (Oct. 2003; PDF version)
NewHunger and Human Rights: The Politics of Famine U.S. Committee for Human Rights in North Korea 2005 report on the food emergency in North Korea, post-famine changes, & issues related to the food aid programs
Internet under Surveillance 2004: North Korea From Reporters sans frontires's 2004 report on "Obstacles to the free flow of information online"
The Invisible Exodus: North Koreans in the People's Republic of China A Human Rights Watch Report (Nov. 2002)
Misery and Terror: Systematic Violations of Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in North Korea Report by the UN Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights of the second periodic report of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (Nov. 2003; PDF format)
North Korea: Joyful Dancing Andreas Lorenz on Kim Jong Il & domestic opposition to his regime (Spiegel Online, Oct. 30, 2004)
North Korea & the Internet News & stories compiled by Leonid A. Petrov of the Australian National University
North Korea in the Vice Gavan Mccormack on the prospects for survival & change of the relic 'guerrilla state' (New Left Review, Nov.-Dec. 2002)
North Koreans Think the Unthinkable Andrei Lankov on the possibility of defiance of authorities by North Koreans in light of the violence at the World Cup qualifying soccer match on March 30 in Pyongyang (Asia Times, Apr. 19, 2005)
NewRescue The North Korean People ! Urgent Action Network (Renk) (in English, Japanese & Korean) A civic organization working for North Korea's democratization & assistance to North Korean refugees: actvists' commentaries & refugees' accounts
U.S. Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK) "is a bi-partisan, not-for-profit human rights organization ... created to generate a broad base of interest about conditions in North Korea and to conduct and publish research focusing U.S. and world attention on human rights abuse in that country"
World Legal Information Institute: Korea (North) Laws & legal information, organized into numerous categories
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