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  1. “Secondary school textbooks issued under the Kim Jong-un regime” The list of textbooks and details.

    ※ The material is in Korean and Japanese only. There is no English version.◎Missing pages• The copyright of the …

  2. <Photo Report> The Abandoned Elderly (PART6) Elderly Women Have to Continue Working: Junk Removal and Recycling, as well as Selling Vegetables.

    According to videos filmed by ASIAPRESS reporting partners inside North Korea, a number of elderly women end up having to work instead of retire…

  3. <Photo Report> Abandoned Elderly (PART5) The elderly Treated Useless in N.Korea, the Land of Courtesy toward the Elderly

    Koreans respect the elderly, and North Koreans were not an exception. However, during the social chaos in the late 1990s, even a number of young people died of starvation in North Korea: nowadays, the spirit of respect toward the elderly has collapsed.

  4. <Photo Report> Female Soldiers are in Miserable Conditions: Mothers are worried about their daughters getting sexually harassed and becoming malnourished.

    In late 2011 a female North Korean defector in China regrettably said, “From the bottom of my heart, I regret sending my daughter to the military.”…

  5. <Photo Report> Abandoned Elderly (PART4) Collapsed Social Welfare System Has Left the Elderly on the Streets.

    Pyongyang has been the only area in North Korea where people can still manage to get their food rations since the beginning of the 21st century…

  6. <Photo Report> Kim Jong-un Spread Enemy’s Culture: Mickey Mouse and All-Female Band Wearing Miniskirts

  7. <Photo Report> Cultures of ‘Enemy Nations” infiltrating into N.Korea: Mickey Mouse, Hello Kitty, and Doraemon.

  8. <Photo Report> Abandoned Elderly (PART3) Collapsed Social Welfare System Has Left the Elderly on the Streets.

  9. <Photo Report> Abandoned Elderly (PART2) Elderlies End up as the Homeless after Forsaken by the State and Family

  10. <Photo Report> Abandoned Elderly (PART1) Collapsed Social Welfare System Has Left the Elderly on the Streets.

  11. <Photo Report> Female Soldiers in Miserable Conditions: Seven Years of Military Service Starting at 17 Years Old.

  12. <Photo Report> Kotchebi, the Homeless, Under the Kim Jong-un Regime (PART5) Toddlers and female Junior High School students roaming around a city. Some children have lost their legs.

  13. <Photo Report> Kotchebi, the Homeless, Under the Kim Jong-un Regime (PART4) Orphans left behind by the society. No help available for them in reality.

  14. <N.Korea> N.Korean Military Facing Recruit Shortage Due to Increased Draft Dodgers and Deserters

  15. <Photo Report> Kotchebi, the Homeless, Under the Kim Jong-un Regime (PART3) A toddler–roaming around a city–represents the society. Kim Jong-un thoughtlessly enters orphanages without taking off shoes.

  16. [Video Report] Chinese products and currency are playing a vital role in N.Korean market

  17. <Photo Report> Kotchebi, the Homeless, Under the Kim Jong-un Regime (PART2) Toddler worn out on a street while regime shows off luxury orphanages

  18. <Inside N. Korea>Market Price Since Imposition of New Economic Sanction

  19. <Photo Report> Kotchebi, the Homeless, Under the Kim Jong-un Regime (PART1) A girl and a boy–probably siblings–sleeping on a street

  20. [Video Report] What do the ordinary people eat in N.Korea? There are many types of food sold at hawker stalls. (Hawker stalls are individually owned food stalls)

  21. <New Year’s Report from N.Korea> Kim Jong-un’s Reputation Continues to Fall: Citizens Critical of His “New Year Address.”

  22. <Inside N. Korea> Bank Card and ATM Appear in Local Cities. Split Responses; “Convenient” and “Still Can’t Trust the Government.”

  23. <Inside N. Korea> Worsened power supply paralyzed the train system, reportedly causing deaths in a stopped train

  24. <Inside N.Korea> Expansion of the market economy as the driving force behind social transformation–based on sources from inside N.Korea. (PART8, FINAL) The “class system” is being shaken. by Jiro Ishimaru

  25. Drastic Increase of Inmates at “Labor Training Camps”: “People Dying of Malnutrition and Physical Abuse”, a Former Inmate Testifies.

  26. <Inside N.Korea> Expansion of the market economy as the driving force behind social transformation–based on sources from inside N.Korea. (PART7) Information from outside being commodified and spread across the country. The government is losing control of the movement of citizens. by Jiro Ishimaru

  27. <Inside N.Korea> Expansion of the market economy as the driving force behind social transformation–based on sources from inside N.Korea. (PART6) Collapse of the food rationing system weakened control over the people. by Jiro Ishimaru

  28. [Video Report] A rare glimpse of ‘No. 10 Checkpoints’ set up by the State Security Department

  29. <Inside N.Korea> Expansion of the market economy as the driving force behind social transformation–based on sources from inside N.Korea. (PART5) State-owned houses sold in the markets as the housing market established. by Jiro Ishimaru

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  1. <Interview With a N.Korean Woman> Nobody Trust Government! (2 Photos)
  2. <Inside North Korea> Serious Damage To Homes Caused By Nuclear Test: Houses Damaged and Buildings Collapse
  3. <Latest Report on N.Korea>People Trapped Behind Barbed Wire (4 Photos)
  4. <Latest Report on N.Korea>Another year of emaciated soldiers in N.Korea; Young Soldiers suffering with Malnutrition (Four Photos)
  5. <Inside N.Korea> Farmers on collective farms starving to death
  6. [Video Report] North Koreans Forced To Provide Labor
  7. <Inside N.Korea> Installation of Electric Fence at Border Makes Defection and Smuggling Impossible
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