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· April, 2011

Stories about North Korea from April, 2011

North Korea: Rumors and Superstitions Surrounding Former US President Carter

Former US President Carter visited the North Korea to resolve the country's nuclear issues, but failed to meet North Korea's reclusive leader, Kim Jong-il. A North Korean insider report, Open...

Execution Tunnels in North Korea

There are strong claims that tunnels in North Korea have been adapted for mass-executions of political prisoners if the regime ever be threatened, according to local reports. Alec Macph shared...

North Korea: Three Films Denouncing Kim Jong-il Regime

Three films which give a rare glimpse inside the North Korea have been introduced during the North Korea Freedom Week, an annual event jointly held in Seoul and Washington hosting...

North Korea: North Korean Defectors’ Remittances to Families in North

North Korean expert Andrei Lankov, wrote about the remittances from North Korean defectors on the East Asian Forum site. Despite their economic struggle in capitalistic South Korea, they send money...

North Korea: Starving People Welcome Big Forest Fires

A recent NASA satellite photo showed a number of forest fires in North Korea. Free North Korea Radio, an internet-based news media founded and runs by North Korean defectors, reported...

North Korea: Biggest Magic Show Ever

North Korea staged its biggest magic show ever on April 18. It is believed to be a highlight in a week of festivities surrounding Kim Il Sung’s April 15 birthday,...

Korea: A Collection of North Korean Post Stamps

South Korean blogger/journalist ID: Aroma of Desert introduced [ko] a collection of rare North Korean postage stamps.

North Korea: One American Has Been Detained

North Korea confirmed that it has detained an American man. The United States is urging North Korea to release the man on humanitarian grounds. North Korean Economy Watch blog summarized...

North Korea: Delegation Visits Silicon Valley

A delegation of North Korean officials visited Silicon Valley in California to tour the Google headquarter and Stanford University, Martyn Williams from North Korea Tech Blog coalesced reports on their...

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