The mayor of Daeseong-dong is concerned. His village is facing an existential threat: The young are leaving increasingly for bigger cities, where they can make twice as much money as through the work in the surrounding rice fields. Barely anyone moves to the village from the outside. Barely anyone can
On September the 22nd, UF Malmö members and others intrigued had a rare chance to sit down and hear the story of Mi Jin, a North Korean defector. The hall in Orkanen filled up with curiosity – the lived reality of people inside North Korea remains the great unknown of
Political photos are usually a fairly boring subject, but modern internet trends and ubiquitous high-definition cameras have given us some very peculiar images – intentional or not – of some of today’s top political leaders. Some are caught shirtless at the back of a wedding and others are caught with
The North Korean government is gradually changing its policy regarding tourism. We have decided to look at the changes happening in light of this, and examine moral implications of traveling in this secretive state.
North Korea initiating widespread democratic and market reforms would be welcomed by the international community. But getting the country onto this path may be much more complicated for many parties than it may seem at first.