In December 2014, the General Assembly adopted with an overwhelming majority a landmark resolution on the situation of human rights in the DPRK
, paving the way for the consideration of the situation in the country by the Security Council, including a possible referral to the International Criminal Court.
Lurking behind the moves of the "Commission for Human Rights in North Korea" to make public the report and build up public opinion on it is its sinister purpose to tarnish the image of the DPRK
by branding it as a "sponsor of terrorism" now that the US has failed to "demonize" it over the "nuclear and human rights issue".
This could be a positive reminder that the DPRK
is seeking to pursue some of the agreements contained in that declaration.
Protecting Power in the DPRK
capital of Pyongyang, provides limited consular services to U.
These senseless remarks could be made only by Abe who is steeped in hostility to the DPRK
to the marrow of his bones," said the Rodong Sinmun, which is the mouthpiece of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea.
Ban reaffirmed his commitment to work for peace and stability on the Korean peninsula and help the people of the DPRK
, in particular, by addressing the serious food and nutrition needs of the most vulnerable.
This article analyzes the main provisions of resolutions 1718 (2006) and 1874 (2009), which impose specific sanctions on the DPRK
, as well as their implementation by UN member states.
First, Pyongyang was aggressive and insistent in seeking foreign aid and assistance for nuclear purposes and continually complained about the failure of the USSR and other Communist regimes to do more for the DPRK
The nation's scientific and technological progress clearly indicates that the DPRK
is building a prosperous and powerful nation.
Topics include tomb building in the DPRK
; reflections on North Korean art; change in North Korea, as reflected in editorials in Rodong Shinmun, an influential newspaper, from 1980-2002; images of otherness in North Korean cinema; the theme of unification in North Korean literature; massed dances; and building cultural links between the DPRK
Blix's letter was the opening gun in the long-discussed drive for UN sanctions against the recalcitrant, often-maddening DPRK
We estimate that the DPRK
nuclear program had generated enough plutonium for one or two nuclear weapons and was poised to leap forward in terms of plutonium production.
It has been a difficult journey indeed for telecommunications in the DPRK
UN Undersecretary General Jeffrey Feltman told the Security Council that the efforts to engage the Government of the DPRK
to improve the human rights situation in the country "must go hand in hand with efforts to hold perpetrators of crimes accountable.
The first round of family reunion, which began Tuesday at the scenic Mount Kumgang resort in the southeast of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK
), ended Thursday with a two-hour farewell meeting, according to South Korea's unification ministry in charge of affairs with the DPRK