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North Korea

US Government Reports

U.S. Department of State
US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF)
  • Organized Persecution: Documenting Religious Freedom Violations In North Korea – July 2021
  • Can Human Rights Advocacy Resolve the North Korea Nuclear Impasse? - July 2020
Library of Congress
Library of Congress-Congressional Research Service (CRS)
  • North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons and Missile Programs - Dec. 2023. Jan. 2023Dec. 2021
  • Nuclear Negotiations with North Korea - Dec. 2023
  • U.S.-North Korea Relations - April 2023Dec. 2022
  • Congress and U.S. Policy on North Korean Human Rights and Refugees: Recent Legislation and Implementation - Oct. 2008


Foreign Government Reports




Non-Government Organization Reports

Country Maps
Election Guide
Freedom House
Human Rights Watch
  • “Worth Less Than an Animal” Abuses and Due Process Violations in Pretrial Detention in North Korea – Oct. 2020
  • A Matter of Survival: The North Korean Government’s Control of Food and the Risk of Hunger - May 2006
  • The Invisible Exodus: North Koreans in the People's Republic of China - November 2002
International Crisis Group
  • North Korean Succession and the Risks of Instability - July 2012
World Health Organization


Country Profiles

Amnesty International - 2022/23 BBC
Freedom House -2023 Human Rights Watch - 2022/23
Updated December 21, 2023