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Released Documents Show Details of James Dresnok’s Defection to North Korea

» by August 26th, 2014 at 8:52 pm » Comments (5)

The good folks over at continue their great work tracking down source documents from notable events from the history of Korea's Demilitarized Zone.  The latest source documents they have ...more »

Two North Koreans Defect By Swimming to South Korean Island

» by August 15th, 2014 at 3:38 am » Comments (0)

Heck of an early morning swim for these two North Korean defectors: Two North Koreans swam across the sea border with South Korea on Thursday, a report said, in a rare ...more »

Korean-American Peter Han Reportedly Under Investigation By Chinese Authorities

» by August 8th, 2014 at 9:46 pm » Comments (1)

It appears that the Chinese government may be cracking down on the Christian groups assisting North Korean defectors in China: The United States declined comment Thursday on a news report that ...more »

North Korean Defector Describes How Subversive Media Changed Her Life

» by August 4th, 2014 at 3:08 am » Comments (9)

Here is an interesting and quite emotional presentation given by North Korean defector Joo Yang who describes how she would listen to foreign radio broadcasts which are illegal in North ...more »

Fighters For Free North Korea Launches Latest Balloon Campaign

» by July 21st, 2014 at 7:55 am » Comments (0)

A ROK Drop favorite, Park Sang-hak and his group Fighters for Free North Korea have just launched their latest balloon campaign: A group of activists launched big balloons carrying leaflets across ...more »

Tweet of the Day: Defector Deal?

» by July 17th, 2014 at 4:33 pm » Comments (1)

North Korean defectors 'promised apartments and jobs if they return':— Paul Matthews (@ajosshi) July 17, 2014 more »

Human Rights Activists Launch Choco-Pies at North Korea

» by June 23rd, 2014 at 8:49 am » Comments (8)

I wonder if the North Korean regime will respond angrily to this latest balloon launch from North Korean human rights groups that this time features Choco-Pies?: A group of eight South ...more »

North Korean Defector Explains the Reality of the North Korean Threat to KATUSA Soldiers

» by May 30th, 2014 at 9:42 pm » Comments (0)

Hopefully these KATUSA soldiers learned something about the reality of North Korea which I have met many Koreans to include KATUSAs who know little about the reality there: Korean Augmentation to ...more »

Tweet of the Day: Language Difference Biggest Issue for North Korean Defectors In the ROK

» by April 1st, 2014 at 4:33 pm » Comments (1)

Language Main Barrier to Settlement in South - #GoogleAlerts— DPRK Watch (@dprkwatch) April 1, 2014 more »

Over 1,500 North Koreans Defected to South Korea Last Year

» by January 14th, 2014 at 3:23 am » Comments (10)

There are still quite a few North Korean refugees being able to make it to South Korea despite the Chinese and North Korea crackdowns: More than 1,500 North Korean defectors arrived ...more »

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