Crime in North Korea
Crime is present in various forms in North Korea, officially known as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
Many people in North Korea are stricken with poverty and as a result, are of...
Crime in North Korea - Wikipedia
Demographics of North Korea
The demographics of North Korea, a country in eastern Asia, are known through national censuses and international estimates. The Central Bureau of Statistics of North Korea conducted the most recent c...
Demographics of North Korea - Wikipedia
Human rights in North Korea
Human rights in North Korea are severely limited. International human rights organizations assess North Korea as a category of its own with no parallel in the contemporary world when it comes to human...
North-South differences in the Korean language
The Korean language has culturally changed between the two states due to the length of time that North and South Korea have been separated.
Korean orthography, as defined by the Korean Language So...
Religion in North Korea
There are no known official statistics of religions in North Korea. North Korea is an atheist state where public religion is discouraged. Based on estimates from the late 1990s and the 2000s, North Ko...
Religion in North Korea - Wikipedia
Eugenics
Eugenics (/juːˈdʒɛnɪks/; from Greek εὐγενής eugenes "well-born" from εὖ eu, "good, well" and γένος genos, "race, stock, kin") is the belief and practice which aims at improving the genetic quality of ...
Eugenics - Wikipedia
Room 39
Room 39 (also referred to as Bureau 39, Division 39, or Office 39) is a secretive North Korean government organization that seeks ways to maintain the foreign currency slush fund for the country's lea...
LGBT rights in North Korea
There is no visible LGBT community in North Korea and no LGBT rights movement, although the country's criminal code does not appear to expressly address same-sex sexuality or cross-dressing.
The p...
Hanvoice
HanVoice is a Canadian-based human rights organization established in 2007 to assist North Korean refugees. The organization's name is derived from the word "han(한)", which in the Korean language mean...
Comrades and Strangers
Comrades and Strangers is the memoir of Michael Harrold, the first British person to reside in North Korea. The book was written to demystify North Korean society.
Harrold, who sought a year or tw...
Korean Christian Federation
The Korean Christian Federation is a state-controlled Protestant body of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea that was founded in 1946. This institution today comprises twelve thousand North Kore...
Kotjebi
Kotjebi, kotchebi, or ggotjebi (Chosŏn'gŭl: 꽃제비; MR: kkotchebi; RR: kkotjebi) is a Korean term denoting North Korean homeless children. The term literally means "flowering (꽃) swal...
Songbun
Songbun (Korean: 출신성분, chulsin sŏngbun, from Sino-Korean 出身, "origin" and 成分 ,"constituent") is the system of ascribed status used in North Korea. Based on political, social, and economic backgrou...
List of North Korean defectors in South Korea
This is a list of North Korean defectors in South Korea. North Korean defectors typically received a great deal of media attention in the past; however, as their numbers increase, this is becoming les...
Seoul Train
Seoul Train is a 2004 documentary film that deals with the dangerous journeys of North Korean defectors fleeing through or to China. These journeys are both dangerous and daring, since if caught, the...
Seoul Train - Wikipedia