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· February, 2012

Stories about North Korea from February, 2012

China, Koreas: Netizens Express Humanitarian Concern Over North Korean Refugees

As the Chinese government continues to repatriate North Korean refugees who succeed in fleeing into China, views among the country's netizens are split but seem to show more sympathy than...

North Korea's Radio Jamming Fails Temporarily

North Korea Tech reports a temporary failure of North Korea’s external radio services and its powerful jamming operation that blocks foreign broadcasts.

Reports on North Korea Cell Phone Ban is Incorrect

A Cario-based telecommunication company and the majority owner of North Korea’s cellular network., Orascom corrected recent media reports which claimed that North Koreans have been banned from using mobile phone...

South Korea: American Missionary Sue North Korea for Sexual Torture

Robert Park, a Korean-American missionary and human rights activist who went to North Korea on 2009, sued North Korea for sexual torture. Park crossed into the country in protest of North Korea's human rights...

South Korea: Activist Indicted for Retweeting North Korean Messages

South Korean prosecutors indicted a photographer last week for retweeting messages posted by the North Korean government's Twitter account. This case has sparked another round of debate on the country's...

China, North Korea: Spreading Meth Across the Border

Jende Huang from Sino-NK has written an investigative report on the spreading of meth across the China and North Korea border.

North Korea : Two Japanese Indicted for Exporting PC to North Korea

North Korea Tech blog wrote about two Japanese people who were  indicted for exporting personal computers to North Korea, thereby violating the Japanese government’s trade sanctions.

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