The latest round of sanctions passed by the UN Security Council on December 22 include provisions dealing with the North Korean labor. According to the new rules, all DPRK workers must be withdrawn from UN member states within two years. This gives me a good opportunity to talk about one such worker, and to see why there are good reasons not to be excessively happy about Resolution 2375.
In late December 2017, an important gathering took place in the North Korean capital. The secretaries of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) cells met, in the presence of Kim Jong Un and other top dignitaries. The Supreme Leader delivered a speech at the meeting, filled with the usual dry and ossified North Korean idioms, but its content left no doubt: Kim Jong Un and his advisors are seriously worried about the spread of information about the outside world which continues within North Korea.
Andrei Lankov is a professor of Korean studies at Kookmin University in Seoul. On Dec. 22, the United Nations Security Council passed Resolution 2397, which may well mark a dramatic change in the hitherto grossly ineffective sanction policies targeting North Korea. These tough new measures could well end up having a dramatic impact — but if they do, the consequences are likely to be much different from what their supporters anticipate.
The latest round of UN sanctions passed in December include provisions dealing with N.Korean labor. In my latest, I take this opportunity to write about one such worker, and see why there are good reasons not to be excessively happy about Resolution 2375 https://buff.ly/2mAnOMd
The ups and downs of sending foreign media into the North--it is telling how much effort and resources the DPRK gov't spends on policies whose aim is to counter information infiltration https://buff.ly/2D6D76r
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