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Kim Jong-un Promises War



Korean Missiles, Photo by Daniel Foster

Michael Ransom, Contributing Editor Last Modified: 11:45 a.m. DST, 30 June 2014 HOLLYWOOD, California — Could James Franco and Seth Rogen start a war? Until yesterday, that notion seemed absurd. But now, Kim Jong-un, the supreme leader of North Korea, has promised ‘merciless’ retribution if Columbia Pictures releases the film The Interview, which stars both […]

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American Man Detained in North Korea



Kim Jung-un, 2014-06-07, Photo by: Prachatai

Olivia Elswick, Asia Correspondent Last Modified: 09:36 p.m. DST, 14 June 2014 PYONGYANG–North Korea has detained an American man as he tried to leave the country following his tourist trip which began on 29 April 2014. State media identified the man as Jeffrey Edward Fowle, 56, of Maimisburg, Ohio and he is the third American […]

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Kim Jong-un’s North Korea Revealed on Hidden Camera



Pyongyang, North Korean Soldier, Photo by Guillaume Briquet

Jessamy Nichols and Ayanna Nahmias Last Modified: 01:56 a.m. DST, 28 January 2014 PYONGYANG, North Korea – Unfortunately not all countries in today’s world govern on a moral foundation of democracy and human rights. However, many fall into the improving category, because in recent decades many governments have moved towards elections, freedom of the press […]

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Undeterred by Threats North Korea Prepares for Missile Launch



North Korea Prepares for Rocket Launch, AP Photo David Guttenfelder

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 23:19 p.m. EDT, 22 April 2013 SOUTH HAMGYEONG PROVINCE – Despite continued international pressure, North Korea is reported to have moved two short-range missile launchers to its east coast. In an apparent bid to save face, Kim Jong-un, the youthful North Korean leader, is pushing ahead with his plans to […]

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The Hell Holes of North Korean Gulags



North Korean Prison Camp

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 02:50 a.m. EDT, 03 March 2013 Originally Published: 17:57 p.m. EDT, 4 May 2011 LONDON, England – Today Amnesty International released a report claiming the North Korean camps for political prisoners are expanding in size. A political prisoner in an interview recounted a horrific tale of his three-year internment in […]

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