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North Korea Sentences American to Six Years of Hard Labor

North Korea Sentences American to Six Years of Hard Labor

Yesterday, Matthew Todd Miller, age 25, was given six years of hard labor as punishment in North Korea. Unless the United States is able to successfully intervene, he will spend the next six years in one of their prisons after being sentenced of performing “hostile acts” against the government of North Korea. He is the third American to be detained […]

Kim Jong-un Threatens War Due to Seth Rogen Film

Kim Jong-un Threatens War Due to Seth Rogen Film

Kim Jong-un, leader of North Korea, has threatened that the upcoming film The Interview starring Seth Rogen and James Franco is an act of war due to its assassination based plot. The North Korean dictator’s grotesquely bizarre actions and declarations will most likely be the source of much of the comedy in Rogen and Franco’s new […]

North Korea Accused of Genocide by South Korean Human Rights Group

North Korea Accused of Genocide by South Korean Human Rights Group

North Korea has been accused of genocide by the human rights group Human Liberty based in Yonsei University, South Korea. The conservative South Korean group recently spoke to the UN Commission of Inquiry in New York which investigated reports of human rights violations in the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (DPRK). Human Liberty believes the findings […]

North Korea Nuclear Tests Threaten the Region

North Korea Nuclear Tests Threaten the Region

The foreign ministers of South Korea and China have issued a public statement that nuclear tests by North Korea threaten peace and stability in the region. Recent activities at a nuclear test site indicate the North Koreans may be preparing for a nuclear test. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has held talks with South Korean […]

Collapsed North Korean Apartment Blamed on Slipshod Construction

Collapsed North Korean Apartment Blamed on Slipshod Construction

  According to North Korean news sources, the May 15,2014 collapse of the 23-floor apartment complex in Pyongyang resulted from slipshod construction. There was yet an official announcement on the dead or injured taken from the building. An estimated 92 households lived in the uncompleted building when the collapse took place. It is rare for […]

Kim Jong-Un Cannot Depend on Chinese Intervention

Kim Jong-Un Cannot Depend on Chinese Intervention

Kim Jong-Un cannot depend on Chinese intervention should North Korea collapse. In the event of civil war, revolution, or the overthrow of Kim Jong-Un’s government, North Korea is on its own. Beijing does have a two prong policy of dealing with a civil unrest in North Korea. First, the Chinese will establish refugee camps on […]

North Korea List “the U.S. Is a Living Hell”

North Korea List “the U.S. Is a Living Hell”

North Korea is retaliating against a list of human rights abuses compiled about its country and policies by the United Nations. The region has put out its own list with a focus on the U.S., which it allegedly states “is a living hell.” Four months ago, the UN put together a study on North Korea’s […]

North Korea Releases List of U.S. Human Rights Abuses

North Korea Releases List of U.S. Human Rights Abuses

In a delightful case of the pot calling the kettle black, North Korea has released a list of human rights abuses perpetrated by the United States of America. This list is an apparent response to a similar itemization released by the United Nations in February. While the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) makes some valid […]

South Korea Warns of Northern Plans for Nuclear Test Ahead of Obama Visit

South Korea Warns of Northern Plans for Nuclear Test Ahead of Obama Visit

South Korean officials have warned that the North may be planning to launch another nuclear test. This news has come ahead of the official visit by President Obama. But officials are not sure if the test is legitimate, or just a bluff on behalf of their northern counterparts. Kim Min-Seok, spokesman for the defence ministry […]

Kim Jong Un Has Selective Vision

Kim Jong Un Has Selective Vision

Kim Jong Un, the leader of North Korea, appears to have the most selective vision in the history of mankind. He sees all when he wants to see and ignores all when it suits him. An ad mocking his haircut in London reached his attention, yet mass starvation in his own country is invisible to […]

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