Continue reading “The North Korean nuclear dismantlement and the management of its nuclear wastes”
I’m delighted to announce the publication of my latest report entitled The North Korean nuclear dismantlement and the management of its nuclear wastes, prepared for the Boym Institute in Poland, a leading institution in Poland analyzing innovations in Asia.
Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the armed forces of the DPRK, visited the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun on the occasion of the death of Kim Il Sung (8 July 1994).
I was recently interviewed by Radio Free Asia. We discussed about the succession of Kim Jong Un. The document is available here.
My list of publications has been updated on the Google Scholar platform, you can have a look using the following link. Some of them are also available on my linkedin profile.
Continue reading “Book review: “Long Road Home””
The number of defectors from North Korea increased significantly in the past decade. In South Korea in 2017 about 29,000 North Korean refugees are said to have settled, and many more are thought to be hiding in the border region between China and North Korea. Their stories are most valuable for understanding the totalitarian regime in the North and publicizing unthinkable human rights abuses in the infamous gulags in which about 200,000–300,000 prisoners are believed to be forced to work under inhumane conditions. This book tells us the story of Kim Yong, a former military official who escaped abroad.
I delivered a speech entitled Hate Speech: the case of North Korea at a seminar held at the Institut of Human Rights of Oswiecim (known also as the city of Auschwitz) on the 23 November 2019.
I delivered a speech entitled North Korean workers abroad – The case of North Korean women who worked in Poland between 2000 and 2018: an empirical study at the TPIC conference held at the Pukyong National University in Busan on the 7 November 2019.