Law enforcement in North Korea
The Ministry of People's Security and the State Security Department are responsible for internal security in North Korea. Although both are government organs, they are tightly controlled by the party ...
Law enforcement in North Korea - Wikipedia
Choi Bu Il
General Choe Pu-il, also known as Choi Bu-il, is the current head of North Korea's Ministry of People's Security. He was appointed to the position in February 2013 by Kim Jong-un.
Worker-Peasant Red Guards
The Worker-Peasant Red Guards (로농적위군) is a paramilitary force in North Korea. It is the largest civil defense force in the DPRK with an estimated 2007 strength of approximately 3.5 million. It was est...
Worker-Peasant Red Guards - Wikipedia
Prisons in North Korea
Conditions inside prisons in North Korea are harsh and life-threatening. Prisoners are subject to torture and inhumane treatment. Public and secret executions of prisoners, even children, especially ...
Kwalliso
North Korea's political penal labour colonies, transliterated kwalliso or kwan-li-so, constitute one of three forms of political imprisonment in the country, the other two being what Hawk (2012) trans...
Capital punishment in North Korea
Capital punishment is a legal and often-used form of punishment in North Korea for many offences, such as grand theft, murder, rape, drug smuggling, treason, espionage, political dissidence, defection...
Ministry of People's Security (North Korea)
The Ministry of People’s Security (Korean: 인민 보안부 Inmin Boanbu) is a law enforcement agency in North Korea. It operates under the umbrella of the National Defence Commission. Beyond policing, its ...
Inminban
Inminban (Hangul: 인민반; hanja: 人民班; RR: inmin-ban; MR: inmin-ban; meaning "neighbourhood units" or "people's units") is a Neighbourhood Watch-like form of cooperative local ...
State Security Department
The State Security Department of North Korea or the Ministry of State Security is an autonomous agency of the North Korean government reporting directly to the Supreme Leader. It was established in 19...
Ri Myong-su
General Ri Myong-su (born 1937 in Myongchon, North Hamgyong) is the former North Korean head of the Ministry of People’s Security.Ri was a confidant and military aide of the former North Korean leader...