Join us March 20th for our special event on information access in & out of North Korea with Jang Jin-Sung, North Korean poet laureate defector and founder of New Focus International, Sharon Stratton, US Program Officer at the North Korea Strategy Centre, and Christopher Kim, executive director of HanVoice.
Read Part I here, in which I ask Jieun about her research about information access in and out of North Korea. Part II: About JiEun’s Career Can you tell me a bit more about your position at Google headquarters and your work on information access projects for North Korean defectors? I was in […]
How trading activities are becoming ways of quiet resistance in North Korea should make us think twice about harsh economic sanctions. Mégane Visette analyzes.
Pyongyang, North Korea’s capital city, is quickly becoming the playground of the world’s most isolated country. Despite sanctions banning imports and financial transactions into North Korea, third-party companies and Chinese middle-men ensure that shop fronts are kept stocked with a variety of foreign and luxury goods. The city itself has been restructured as well, with […]