China Holds the Key to Halting North Korea’s 7th Nuke Test
By Min-yong Lee
North Korean workers abroad provide a crucial source of funding for the regime's nuclear program – most prominently from China.
Can the UN Secretary-General Help the 2,000 North Koreans Detained in China?
By Roberta Cohen
With every reason to believe North Koreans would face persecution and torture back home, the U.N. must take a stronger stance on China's repatriation of North Korean refugees.
North Korean Defectors in China Can’t Get COVID-19 Vaccines, Treatments
By Lee Chae Un
As China’s COVID-19 case counts soar, “North Korean defectors in China can’t receive treatment even if they are infected,” one source said.
China Tightens Grips on North Korean Defectors
By Tae-jun Kang
Arrests of North Korean defectors in China are up, even while Beijing moves to control North Korean propaganda within the Great Firewall.